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PINNED Instana on OpenShift Route Flexibility
Hi, My customer has a question about Instana route definitions on OCP. Basically, they have an OCP console address like console-openshift-console.apps.ocpcluster.ibm.com. According to the document; - basedn URL should be like instana.apps.ocpclust...
PINNED Re-Login URL Problem in IDP Enabled Backend
Hi, When a user logout from the IDP-enabled K8/OCP-based installation, it forwards the user to the base URL to which a user can't log in. So they need to change URL to tenant again. That behaviour creates confusion on the user side. Thank you.

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Pure Storage Data Reduction Ratios not being picked up by Turbo. Using the manual Over-provisioning %. Therefore Turbo makes unnecessary Provision Disk Array Recommendations

The customer says Turbo's AI should be picking up data that is available in the PURE Storage system - and should not be requiring that the Storage Capacity Planners be adjusting the Storage Overprovisioned Percentage in the Disk Array Policy. I wi...

Constrained vCPU VM's from Azure taken into consideration for recommendations

Azure has a class of VM's that have constrained vCPU's for DB vm's that often require high memory, storage and IO bandwidth, but not high core count. So the VM class will basically only use a portion of the core count for that class to save money ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 1 Not under consideration

expose datacenter together with nodeID at cassandra node level metrics

Cassandra metrics with instana are presented at cluster level or at node level. Cassandra clusters often have multiple data centers (DC). If one runs a nodetool status command, they can see a list of all nodes (showing node name, nodeID,...) group...
3 months ago in Instana / Sensor 0 Under review

Nginx Metric Collection

The customer wants to enable metric collection for their Nginx-based application. These applications are containerized and running on OpenShift. We totally understand that we should change nginx.conf file in order to enable metrics collection (htt...
3 months ago in Instana / Metric Store 2 Needs more information

Matt would like Turbonomic to have the ability to base RI purchase planning recommendations on a greater time scale than just 30 days, ideally up to 90 days.

Better visualization of long term usage of RIs and better able to compete with native Azure RI recommendations
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Planning 0 Under review

Use native AWS memory metrics without renaming so that AWS Users can view Memory Metrics in AWS CloudWatch Resource Health View.

A Business application team requires the use of the AWS CloudWatch Resource Health view. The Resource Health view requires the native AWS metric names which conflicts with the Turbonomic requirement to rename the metrics. Change the way that the T...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 0 Not under consideration

Consistent Resizing for Storage

Extend the concept of consistent sizing for grouped servers to storage on the grouped servers. For instance, if i have servers in a cluster or servers that have been grouped together via tagging and rule, if there is a recommendation for storage, ...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 2 Under review

Allow Mailman Server to continue processing other servers after a failed server

Please refer to We have 20 servers under the control of a single Mailman server , Which processes the message queue. We had a failure on 1 server , which in turn caused ALL other server messages NOT to be processed. which eventually IWS believed t...
3 months ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Time data needed at the call details panel

It is not easy to know the starting time and the latency for calls, when the timeline is not shown in the analyzer, i.e., for big traces. My proposal is to show, in the call details panel, at what time the call started and which was its latency. T...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration

Making it easy to identify SqlInjection

For HTTP calls performed by GET, when a SqlInjection or other types of intrussions, one of the parameters in the query string contains the atack command (SQL or OS). In the application perspective, it is possible to filter by the partial content ...
3 months ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Under review