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PINNED Support for Instana Backend on OpenShift
Openshift support is on our roadmap and definitely something we want to support at Instana. Beta is planned for Q2 and GA for Q3.

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Adding license type to the licensing information page and a comparison button

Adding license type to the licensing information page and a comparison button. This would benefit both the Turbonomic PS/CS team members and client to understand and identify the current client licensing. It would work that at the heading would di...
5 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / General/Other 1 Not under consideration

Provide support for Nexus4k 9.x in NCM

By request of Steve Shuman, since there is no support for Nexus4k 9.x, could you please develop the corresponding driver in order to be used in Netcool Configuration Manager? Thank you very much. Please, take this request into consideration as soo...
5 days ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Submitted

Add Windows Active Directory group (Security Group) to Instana

As per support case #27832, We asked to add AD group to instana to provide the permission to groups, but that feature is not available it seems, please check to add AD group for providing permissions.
9 days ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Needs more information

Move enable/disable disruptive actions from Policy wide to action type

The option to enable/disable disruptive actions policy-wide is very restrictive. Most downscale actions are disruptive, but most upscale actions can be non-disruptive. In the current implementation, only a group of VM can be marked with this setti...
14 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Submitted

Map Groups with SAML (Okta)

We have SSO setup for the Instana Backend using SAML with Okta. We would like to be able to map groups provided by the Idp to Instana roles/groups. The ability to map our internal LDAP groups to Instana groups would give us the ability to apply ac...
21 days ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration / Security and Compliance 2 Functionality already exists

Clearly identify Cloud vs On-prem specific policy settings to avoid customer confusion

Clearly identify Cloud vs On-prem specific policy settings Turbonomic is showing both cloud and on-prem policy settings when cloud VMs settings are ignored (cloud VMs settings should not appear to avoid customer confusion) For customers that have ...
18 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Submitted

Automatically enable CPU and Memory hotadd

I would like to see a policy option for enabling hot-add as part of a pre or post action. this would simply adoption and onboarding of Virtual machines.
14 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 2 Needs more information

Instana php sensor php8.1 support

The latest PHP version (8.1) of the Instana PHP sensor is not supported now (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/instana-observability/current?topic=technologies-monitoring-php says versions supported - 5.3-8.0), but It's been 7 months since php8.1 releas...
27 days ago in Instana / PHP 0 Submitted

Real-time audit record in CDP files EQQCDPx

During IWS BatchOps daily work, they need to perform a lot MCP activities. Especially when there is a test prior to new application release and onborad new applications/LPARs such as Hold/Release/NOP/UNNOP/other thousands of jobs in TWS applicatio...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Under review

Implement Custom Roles & RBAC Control via Entity/Tag

This would benefit all users of Turbonomic by allowing administrators to define custom roles, as well as the permissions applied to these roles either globally or by entity/tag and their respective child objects. This would enable application owne...
20 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 0 Future consideration