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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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In the Merge Cluster Plan the cluster name should be displayed in the actions, output, and exports.

When using the Merge Cluster Plan only the host name is present in the actions, output, and exports. It would be nice if the cluster name were present in the actions, output, and exports for easy readability and understanding of the data.
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Planning 1 Not under consideration

In the Alleviate Pressure Plan the for the cold clusters the sorting order should be reversed to put green clusters at the top.

When utilizing the Alleviate Pressure Plan first a hot cluster is selected which is either a red, yellow, or orange cluster - which are sorted to the top for easy selection. On the next selection to select a cold cluster the sort order is the same...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Planning 2 Not under consideration

Add support for multiple billing accounts per cloud provider

We are trying to add 2 AWS master billing accounts to Turbo and found out that Turbo does not support that configuration. We are also trying to add 2 Azure EA's and that is not supported either. We need Turbo to support multiple billing accounts p...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Target Support 0 Under review

Allow navigation to groups directly from the groups management page

As a user while I am managing groups I would like the ability to navigate to a group so that I don't have to click Search->Groups->Type the Group name->Then select the group
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Future consideration

Add directory / patch variable to one liner or silent agent installer

Please add the option to change the installation path of the agent when using the silent installer option, this is to allow us to automate installs using Ansible and apply our path standards that is required. It can be done on the GUI but we requi...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Agent 0 Submitted

Edit the evaluation granularity for a smart alert

The minimum evaluation granularity for a smart alert is limited at 5 mins, We need to change it so that we get alerts related to slow calls etc which may not persist for more than 5 minutes. Below is a real time scenario. When will a person be ale...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

Configure Instana alert to edit/remove the existing signature from the body of the email alerts

The event alert email that we receive from Instana contains a default signature of "--- IBM Corporation c/o Instana, 71 S Wacker Drive, 7th floor, Chicago, IL 60606, USA ". There should be an option to change this signature to customized one as di...
about 1 month ago in Instana / Alert 0 Under review

business benefit should appear in ServiceNow Change

The biggest challenge with VM Sizing is getting App Team buy-in. With ServiceNow Orchestration - the app team will receive an approval for a CR in ServiceNow. Right now there is NO BUSINESS BENEFIT listed in this change. Why would they approve? In...
about 1 month ago in Turbonomic ARM / Custom Integration/Orchestration 0 Under review

Provide and "Enhanced" Executable Job Type to facilitate migrations from competitive solutions (Control-M and AutoSys)

Matches Autosys functionality, eliminates manual effort via scripts, good for scalability, reducing areas for errors Allows user to specify profile prior to job running and before use of Standard/Out invoke Allow for the use of various credential...
about 1 month ago in Workload Automation 0 Planned for future release

support for template variables

support for template variables in grafana
about 1 month ago in Instana / SLO/SLI (STAN) 0 Submitted