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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

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  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • IBM Turbonomic ARM

  • Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.
PINNED Self hosted backed on Docker, Support for RHEL 9.x
According to support matrix RHEL 9.x is not supported for self hosted backed installations. However vast majority of customers are using RHEL 9.x RHEL 9.x OS support required for Instana self hosted backend

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HashiCorp integration with IWS for secure connection between DB and IWS master

There should be a way to intigrate HashiCorp with IWS .We saw security team in organation asking to use Hashicorp to secure the connection/authentication between IWS master and oracle database as we are using XML file to pass password/Username (ev...
6 days ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Provide a means of selecting all items on all pages

As a user, I would like the ability to select all items in a list/collection, so that I don't have to click 'show more' for each 20 items in each page to select all items on all pages.
11 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

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...
6 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 8 Future consideration

Turbonomic (Cloud) integration with Microsoft Azure Client/Custom Policies

We define policies in Microsoft Azure to provide subscription management for Virtual Machine size limitations. Turbonomic cannot currently read custom Azure policy and will therefore recommend, and attempt, to resize certain VM sizes. These Turbon...
3 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Future consideration

AI Manager to send the story via email.

AI Manager can only send notifications using slack or Microsoft Teams. Some customers does not have ChatOps. Why not to allow AI manager to send them email notification so they can utilize the feature.
27 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 2 Needs more information

Plot historical percentile values in "Prove It" UI when actions are taken

Today, using VM resize actions as an example, we only show the percentile value based on the current capacity of the resource. When customers take an action to either resize up or resize down to bring the percentile back into its desired state, th...
about 2 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Future consideration

Support Java 19

We've moved to java 19 version due to performance reasons and lost access to instana monitoring when we upgraded.
12 days ago in Instana / Java 1

Allow to delete wasted files from Turbonomic UI

Turbonomic recommends actions to delete wasted storage files on datastores. I want the ability to manually accept these and have the files be deleted on the vCenter datastore.
4 months ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Planned for future release

Allow CPUs to be resized based on core count (vs MHz) for Consistent Resize

Currently, consistent resize for HA pairs only recommends adjustment based on MHz. We have vms that are on different hardware, resulting in different recommendations for core count. We have internal requirements for our vms in the same HA group to...

Resource Filtering for Mediation Packs in Predictive Insoights

It's currently only possible to filter on Metrics being pushed into Spark/Cassandra, being able to further filter and exclude resources deemed unimportant will help refine and focus Metrics being consumed by the Analytics engine and therefore gene...
13 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted