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provide Folder organization for dashboards

Currently, when you have a large number of dashboards, they are all just listed (alphabetically at least) in a very large drop down listbox. It would be very useful if there was an alternative way to manage all of the dashboards using folders or s...
12 days ago in Instana / Common 0 Submitted

Instana kubernetes container memory monitoring improvement

What is your recommendation for monitoring memory usage for kubernetes pods/containers? So far we are using this in Instana: Kubernetes -> Container -> Memory Usage. (Prefer this as compared to pods because sidecars can get in the way) The p...
18 days ago in Instana / Kubernetes 0 Planned for future release

Modify Turbonomic recommendations / actions before I approve them

When I negotiate a lesser reduction with an App owner, I would like to modify Turbo’s recommendation and still have Turbo perform the action. Having Turbonomic perform the action is advantageous because Turbo can then report that the action was ta...
about 2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Under review

Native ActionScript Container

Having an optional integrated ActionScript container provided in the Turbonomic appliance, akin to the Grafana container, would ease the implementation of ActionScripts if the environment Turbonomic managing is locked down. Additionally, allowing ...
7 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Custom Integration/Orchestration 0 Submitted

Control new Cloud Instance Types on Existing Custom Policies

Currently when new Cloud Instance Types are released by cloud providers, our custom policies that have scaling constraints for Cloud Instance Types automatically select these new family types. We recently had an issue where GCP released a new ARM ...
7 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Submitted

Add ICMP and SNMP polling to Netdisco Observers

When ASM/Topology Manager is able to discover network and device structures via its Network Discovery Observers, why shouldn't it use this knowledge for performing healthcheck via ICMP and SNMP on this devices as well?
8 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

Reminder message for user if the logging level is left outside of Info.

Oftentimes if there is an issue where a customer has to do some deep digging on an issue the logging level is changed from Info to perhaps Debug or Trace level. Sometimes mistakes are made and the logging level is not set back to Info. When this h...
13 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

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 ...
13 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Allow stream name alias on event rule

We would like each time the monitored stream completes or errors (multiple times a day), a submitted stream gets alias with a unique name by the event rule. Aliasing a submitted stream is not functioning on IWS 9.5. Event Rule errors. For example:...
13 days ago in Workload Automation 0 Future consideration

Provide Similar ContainerD Container Name as the Docker Container Name (UI and API)

Dear Instana Team, as we recently switched our K8s Cluster from Docker to ConatinerD as runtime we noticed also a change of the view in Instana and at the connected systems (through Instana API). As we connected the data from Pods and Containers b...
13 days ago in Instana / Infrastructure / Sensor 0 Under review