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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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Allow for managing VM-to-VM anti/affinity rules directly in Turbonomic

As a user I would like the ability to create/modify/delete VM-to-VM affinity/anti-affinity placement policies, so that I do not have to create/modify/delete these rules in vCenter.
2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor, Storage, Network) / Policies 2 Future consideration

Possibility to mask GET values based on value of other parameter in websites

We would like to extend the functionality of GET url parameter masking. Currently, it is possible to specify directly name of the key, whose value will be masked. i.e. "/mykey/i" for url /?mykey=XXX will change to /?mykey=<redacted>. However...
14 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 1 Not under consideration

Add support for MSSQL instances

Currently, any multi-tenant setup on SQL (aka SQL Instances) is not supported. The request is to add support - and the ideal solution would be to allow Turbo to enumerate all SQL instances via the SQL Server Browsing service.
27 days ago in Turbonomic ARM / APM, Applications, and Databases 2 Under review

Completed and Failed Actions should contain Actions that have been scheduled but cancelled by the Turbo AI

Business Context. An efficiency action was generated by the AI. The Action was agreed with the App Owner and Scheduled. But then the business conditions changed - and the AI cancelled the Action (which is good). What is bad is that there was no co...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Multiple Resource Graph should have 3 day drop down range - in between Last 24 Hours and Last 7 Days

So Turbo keeps data per hour for the last 72 hours - then rolls it up. So it's a VERY USEFUL graph to look back at the last 3 days because it's the maximum duration to see data by the hour. The customer is looking at graphs for hours a day - and u...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 1 Under review

Choosing what notification to show to users

We have a request from our Business Partner(s) in Taiwan. They are also Public Cloud's partner and would like to promote Turbonomic to their AWS clients. Their client's AWS account is a linked account under BP's AWS org account with Block Billing,...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Under review

add a group-searchfilter for the external ldap

In a Full-Cloud installation of NOI 1.6.5 running on Openshift the normal ldap-config doesn't support spaces, therefor we added an external-ldap over the webgui-startup-configmap. In this configmap it is not possible to configure group-searchfilte...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Granular PMC RBAC access

The current built-in roles (Purchaser, Super Admin, Team Lead, Team Member) are not sufficient enough. So, we would like to have a feature like Admin has a ability to create a customized PMC permissions and grouped in to a Custom role (Like Azure ...
2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Authentication & Security 3 Under review

Add an UNDO button for actions

Many times, users approve rightsizing of application VMs based on Turbo recommendations and realize as soon as it is completed that the change causes problems. The immediately request we "put it back" and we need to research the original configura...
2 months ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 5 Needs more information

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