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Update OMNIbus WebGUI to process ExtendedAttr as if it was Details

With NcKL being moved away from details() and instead using nvp inside ExtendedAttr, we need a way to make that field (ExtendedAttr) human readable/consumable. A fourth tab should be added to an alarm when double-clicked (Information tool), which ...
about 20 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Submitted

monitor and alert for kubernetes job failures

It would be a great value add to have the ability to monitor and alert for kubernetes job failures. Our system runs a few cronjob nightly and we currently have no way to alert when one of these kubernetes jobs fails.
2 days ago in Instana / Alert 0 Submitted

Turbonomic (Cloud) integration with Microsoft Azure Client/Custom Policies

We define policies in Microsoft Azure to provide subscription management for Virtual Machine size limitations. Turbonomic cannot currently read custom Azure policy and will therefore recommend, and attempt, to resize certain VM sizes. These Turbon...
12 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Policies 0 Submitted

Allow empty column in WebGUI View for UTC fields with value 0

This RFE was suggested since we could not find a solution for case TS011100966. We have added an UTC field to alerts.status, which remains empty most of the time (i.e., equal to 0). When displaying this column in Event Viewer, the value 0 is conve...
17 days ago in Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps 0 Under review

Documentation on the policies created dynamically

We don't have documentation on policies Turbonomic creates on the fly based on the target environment configuration/setttings e.g. ASG, compliance policies, k8s env policies etc. Can we have this documented to understand whats learnt from each env...
8 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Documentation 0 Under review

Allow more than one "Report Editor"

Currently, you can only add the "Report Editor" permission to one single user in the User Management panel of the UI. If you try to add more than one, you get an error message stating "* There is already a Report Editor. Designating another one ma...
12 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Reporting 0 Submitted

Turbonomic VLAN ID Merge and Mapping for vCenter portgroups with different names but same VLAN IDs

Our superclusters are spread between two VDS within vCenter, 1 for our legacy 10gbe network and the other for our 25gbe ACI network. vCenter requires the port group names to be unique and the unique naming is preventing Turbonomic from merging the...
3 days ago in IBM Turbonomic ARM / Action Automation 0 Submitted

Tracing support for Compute type message flow node

instana ace tracing supports MQ/HTTP node type, customer TrinaSolar is using lots of message flow nodes with Compute type when developing integreation applications. customer would like INSTANA can trace the http call handled by Compute node.
3 days ago in Instana / ACE/IIB 0 Submitted

Application Perspective creation improvements

When creating/updating an AP following improvements are suggested: - A "notes" field writing in for which purpose this AP was created- A "tag" field in which tags can be entered manually which can be used in the AP overview to group by.
5 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted

Create useful entries in "Audit log"

please review your records created in „Audit Log“ and enrich them with necessary information. E.g. an entry with text “Updated application config.” helps no one. At least minimal information must be given to identify the related entity and enable ...
5 days ago in Instana / Extend Capabilities 0 Submitted