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Add imported groups to the Groups management page

Idea: Add a new section to the Settings|Groups management page that shows imported groups and their origin Currently, when you navigate to Settings|Groups, you do not see groups that have been imported from vCenter or other targets. The imported ...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Not under consideration

Enhance the Workload Widget to show where new workloads are coming from to properly estimate and manage Turbo licenses.

There is a widget called Workload Improvement – and it has 3 types, On-Prem, Cloud and Hybrid. I think it would be VERY useful if we add various parameters to this graph (focusing mostly on cloud) 1)Provider (aws, gcp, azure0 2) Subscription (Acco...
2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Not under consideration

The ability to display reserved space in the Turbonomic UI for initial placement.

There are multiple accounts which I work with which utilize Turbonomic for initial placement of VMs on hosts within their clusters. When these reservations are placed, there is currently no method in the Turbo UI to show the amount of space which ...
5 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Add Global Search on the main home/landing page to make is easier and quicker to search

Adding a global search option in the white space in the top bar on the main home screen to make is easier and quicker for users to search for anything in Turbo. As the search on the side is not a good user experience as it defaults to VM's and use...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Schedule for recurring Plan execution

Customer wants to schedule some plans (for k8s, cloud, etc) using the UI. The reason is to keep snapshots on environments before and after big milestones (major updates, black friday, expected seasons) to user for future plans. It's like the same ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Include filtered totals in any object totals

If you filter actions in a plan, the total number of actions does not change with the number. It'd be very helpful to see what the total is once filters are applied. Example: run a plan to rightsize a group of vms. your plan actions show "plan act...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Needs more information

Report with the utilization graphs for a group of VMs

I’d like the ability to have Turbo generate a report with the usage graphs for a group of VMs. I must get App Owner signoff for server RightSizing, and this data is demanded frequently to justify Turbo’s recommendations. I’d like to be able to spe...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 6 Under review

Add ESX cluster name to pending actions csv

When downloading the pending actions for a cluster or group CITI has asked us if we could add the cluster name for each VM in the CSV
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 2 Planned for future release

Ability download individual diagnostic components

We have always had a problem downloading large diagnostic files at CITI and the option to download individual smaller files would be preferred. The current diagnostic bundle is made up of all of the assigned pods diagnostic files.
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Not under consideration

Improve Group and Policy Setup UX for Common Use Cases

Improve the policy setup UX for common use cases such as one-time host and/or storage migrations. Ideas mentioned by the customer included an option to auto-create the groups and policies required to execute a plan in production, and/or using a wi...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Planned for future release