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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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Provide a means of identifying/managing policies with no/empty scope groups

As a user I would like the ability to identify policies that no longer have a scope group associated or groups that no longer have any members, so that I can ensure my automation is being enforced correctly as well as reduce "clutter".
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Future consideration

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...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Custom Integration/Orchestration 0 Not under consideration

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...
about 2 months 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...
about 2 months ago in Tivoli Netcool Configuration Manager 0 Future consideration

Prompt user to login (two use cases)

Customer would like to be prompted to either login after an expired session in UI or when he is trying to do something that requires that he is logged in. Perhaps this could be configured with Session settings. The problem is UI lets users do a lo...
about 2 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 0 Future consideration

Access audit logs to server to use in SPLUNK

Would like to have logs written to the server. As an on-prem customer, we keep tabs on the server and logs with Splunk. Go getting the audit log via the UI isn't the best solution for their use case.
about 2 months ago in Instana / Enterprise/Integration 1 Future consideration

Add option to DISABLE irreversible Cloud Volume Actions

We have an Urgent business case for Metlife to lower the Storage tier on VDI VMs that have been IDLE/powered off for 7+ days. When we generate the actions, if the VM was having high iops on SSD, we recommend resizing to HDD but also increase size ...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 2 Functionality already exists

Netcool Hybrid Integration Kit overwrite Custom OIDC configuration in WAS during its install

For me it is bug, but support advised to raise RFE / Idea for this to fix. Basically any custom OIDC setup in WAS get overwritten during latest Netcool Hybrid Integration Kit over WAS [where DASH and Jazz runs on]
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Turbonomic uses APIs. We can contribute to Azure API throttling. How do we manage and minimize this impact.

Many clients have multiple applications using API calls in Azure Subscriptions. Security Apps, Compliance Apps, APMS (like Dynatrace) , Terraform, and our IBM apps - Turbonomic ARM and parkmycloud (PMC). Whilst Turbonomic may not be the main consu...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 1 Under review

Improved Policy Management - Tagging, Folders & Filters

As an administrator, I would like the ability to organize my automation & placement policies as I define them - either by folder or tag. This would allow me to quickly navigate to specific types of policies built for my environment by cluster,...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration