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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM Turbonomic ARM
Categories APIs
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 5, 2024

Producing the API call so someone can take the API call, modify it then execute it themselves.

Original Request from the customer.

Output the execution command of the API running by "EXCUTE ACTION“ for needs of manual modification. 

Question by IBM tema.

Is the desired outcome here for Turbonomic to produce the API call so someone can take the API call, modify it then execute it themselves? OR is this an ask to allow the user to modify the API call and then have Turbonomic execute the modified API call?

Answer from the customer:

"Turbonomic to produce the API call so someone can take the API call, modify it then execute it themselves?" is the expected one.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jun 10, 2024

    I noticed your comment about this idea today. Sorry for the late reply.
    The customer's request is basically as follows:
    1) Turbonomic suggest changes to cloud entities.
    2) The customer wants to execute the action themselves (don't want to hand over execution rights to Turbonomic), for that, Turbonomic provide some set of AWS CLI.

    For example, imagine there being a button called "Reference Commands" on the action execution screen, and when you click on it, an example like the one below will be displayed.

    Step1: aws ec2 stop-instances --instance-ids i-1234567890abcdef0

    Step2: aws ec2 modify-instance-attribute --instance-id i-1234567890abcdef0 --instance-type "{\"Value\": \"t2.large\"}"

    Step3: aws ec2 start-instances --instance-ids i-1234567890abcdef0

    We think these are actually executed inside Turbonomic, so we don't think it would be too difficult to display them on the screen. 

  • Admin
    Simon Ravenscroft
    May 2, 2024

    Hello Yohei,

    Thanks for creating this idea. I would like to jump on a call with you and your colleagues to understand this requirement some more. What would you do with the API information for example? How do you need Turbonomic to integrate with your operational pipelines and processes?

    Please reach out to me at to arrange a call.

    Kind regards,