Skip to Main Content
Cloud Management and AIOps


This is an IBM Automation portal for Cloud Management and AIOps products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).

Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.

Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Pinned ideas

View all
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
PINNED Instana Backend on ARM
Some customer have the request to install Instana backend on their Server which is using the ARM architecture CPU.

All ideas

Showing 3122 of 3122

Exclude Citrix provision VMs from Citrix cloud in Azure resource group from the Turbonomic licensing

Azure VDI VMs do not count towards the Turbonomic license since 8.5.2 but Citrix provision VMs from Citrix Cloud in Azure resource group has calculated as of now. So Azure resource group which manages Citrix VDIs should not be counting in Turbonomic
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Public Cloud IaaS 2 Planned for future release

Improve adding groups to "Volumes" and "Database" policies

Currently, when changing the scope of a policy, the new scope overrides the old scope once saved. This only occurs for database policies and volume policies, not virtual machine policies. For example, if i have a policy and the scope is for group ...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 1 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / On-Premises (Hypervisor & Storage & Network) 0 Future consideration

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...
over 1 year 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...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Application perspectives 0 Future consideration

Agent Installation: Git-based Configuration needs a way to set a custom CA for Kubernetes-based deployments

When deploying the Instana agent via helm chart to a Kubernetes cluster and utilizing the git-based configuration, there should be a way to update the CA certificates in the container for self-hosted, self-signed Git repositories commonly used in ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent / Kubernetes 0 Future consideration

Configuration option for Tracing of SQL query parameters (PostgresQL)

In certain cases, it would be helpful for us to see the query parameters of a query. We would like to have a configuration option to switch tracing on for specific services or even only database entities. E.g. we are having a concurrent access on ...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Tracing 1 Not under consideration

Native Connect to Cloud Pak 4 Data

ANZ has installed both Turbonomics and Cloud Pak for Data for different purposes Turbonomic's takes a number of data feeds from multiple IT Systems (e.g. vCentre, HyperV, HP Open View, Storage, OpenShift, Splunk and ServiceNow etc) providing analy...
over 1 year ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

Allow installation and patching via sudo rule instead of requiring actual root access

Our security teams do not like providing us access to root to perform installations and patching activities. Their stated preference is that we use sudo rules. Having to coordinate the activity with the Linux admins means double the human resource...
over 1 year ago in Workload Automation 2 Future consideration

Agent liveness check

While Instana Agent offers a health endpoint, this endpoint is only available on the localhost we are seeking a reliable way of validating that the agent is running by ie polling a heartbeat of liveness check without the need for another monitorin...
over 1 year ago in Instana / Agent 3 Functionality already exists