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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM Turbonomic ARM
Categories Policies
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 14, 2023

Remove requirement to set Automation level on every Volume policy

Currently, with VM policies, you can add or ignore every variable in the policy menu. By this i mean that i can have a policy blocking instance types, and i don't have to also select Manual or Automatic. I can leave that section blank and allow other automation policies to drive that. 


However, with Volume Policies, the toggle for generating actions and the lever for Recommend/Manual/Automatic are required no matter what. If i want to block 500 GP3 volumes from going to GP2, i have to also set the action automation. But if i want a policy automating 200 of those, the first policy remains the most conservative and therefore blocks automation.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jul 24, 2023

    Running into this with a customer that wants to automate Scaling on a handful of RDS, but can't due to another policy where we limited a group of RDS to specific instance types

  • Admin
    Kevin Lamb
    Mar 23, 2023

    Thank you for sharing your idea and feedback. I understand the predicament. I'll have the team investigate and get back to you on a proposed solution.