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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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Enable SNMPv3 configurations

The current ITNM WebGUI components version provides the option to use SNMPv3 to be used on SNMP requests, but when it's selected by the user, ITNM actually sends an SNMPv2 request. Since there's already an option on the GUI to use SNMPv3, it would...
about 5 hours ago in Tivoli Network Manager 0 Submitted

Support to Monitor Oracle RAC

Hi, Instana currently doesn't support monitoring Oracle RAC Instances either by Remote or Local configuration. Many cutsomers are having Oracle RAC Production Instances. Also Oracle monitoring is limited to configure OracleSID. Need to extend to s...
about 12 hours ago in Instana / Other Tracers 0 Submitted

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 22 hours ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Support for OpenShift Argo CD

Argo CD is our container implementation operator and need Turbonomic implementation for OpenShift Kubernetes to be able talk to and update Argo CD to support container, pod, deployment configurations. If not integrated we cannot implement Automati...
about 24 hours ago in Turbonomic ARM / Container Platforms (K8s & OpenShift) 0 Submitted

Customize Turbonomic reports with external data

I would like the ability to have the Turbonomic reports I generate use external data. For example, it would be nice if I could have data from our CMDB integrated into the reports I get from Turbo. I’d like to configure a connection from Turbo to o...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Submitted

Modify Turbonomic recommendations / actions before I approve them

When I negotiate a lesser reduction with an App owner, I would like to modify Turbo’s recommendation and still have Turbo perform the action. Having Turbonomic perform the action is advantageous because Turbo can then report that the action was ta...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Submitted

RightSize vCPU and vMem at the Same Time

For on-prem VMs, I’d like Turbo to be able to RightSize a VM’s vMem and vCPU at the same time instead of requiring a reboot for each action - which further requires 2 separate outage windows because the recommendations go away for ~4 hours when a ...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Submitted

See VM's Group Membership

I’d like to see what Turbo groups a server belongs to when scoped to that server.
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

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...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted

Report with the utilization graphs for a group of VMs

I’d like the ability to have Turbo generate a report with the usage graphs for a group of VMs. I must get App Owner signoff for server RightSizing, and this data is demanded frequently to justify Turbo’s recommendations. I’d like to be able to spe...
1 day ago in Turbonomic ARM / UI & User Experience 0 Submitted