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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Cloud and its 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).


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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.

IBM Cloud Support Center (https://cloud.ibm.com/unifiedsupport/cases/form) – Use this site for any IBM Cloud defect or support need.

Stack Overflow (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ibm-cloud) – Use this site for IBM Cloud technical Q&A using the tag "ibm-cloud".

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

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Filter query for resources within a Satellite location

This is critical for the Satellite service to ensure that all downstream services in a Satellite Location are removed before allowing the location to be removed (related to the Stratos effort with Power Virtual Workspace and Storage as a Service) ...
8 months ago in Core Platform Services 1 Delivered

Granular usage details including vApp name

We deploy many vApps with unique names from templates causing all the VMs to have the same names regardless of which vApp they are in. For billing, we are unable to compare our usage data from in-house to IBM usage data because the data provided b...
about 1 year ago in Billing 0 Delivered

Add support for ed25519 ssh keys

At the moment IBM Cloud only supports RSA keys. Please add support for ed25519 which is much shorter and more secure.
about 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Delivered

What is your credit card number - is solving the WRONG PROBLEM

With the myriad of shortcomings and issues with ibm cloud billing, requiring a credit number for a new ibm cloud account is forcing serious questions about IBM's tactics and intentions within customer organizations. A customer purchased a $100K su...
over 2 years ago in Billing 1 Delivered

Allow all events to got a single Activity Tracker instance of our choosing

When we automate the creation of new sub-accounts, they currently will require an Activity Tracker in Frankfurt as well as Activity Trackers for other regions where resources may exist. This means we will always need two ATs. We would rather just ...
about 3 years ago in Core Platform Services 8 Delivered

Dashboard display of services that need attention (upgrades, discontinuation)

What if the dashboard for IBM Cloud has the ability to display items that need special attention such upgrade or depreciation notice. i.e. if any RabbbitMQ 3.7 exists, 3.7 will be discontinued 9-10, Or your IKS cluster is 2 weeks away from falling...
almost 4 years ago in Core Platform Services 1 Delivered

IBM Resource Access governance reports

I want to be able to answer a simple question when asked by an Auditor - Who has access to your COS Bucket? Shockingly there is no way to generate an access report from a resource such as COS to see what service ID's and User ID's have access. If ...
about 4 years ago in Core Platform Services 2 Delivered

Allow students to get credits without credit card details

Students are increasingly using cloud services for educational purpose. However, many a times credit card becomes a hurdle since students usually don't own a one. Therefore, if IBM cloud could consider allowing students to subscribe for $200 credi...
about 4 years ago in Billing 2 Delivered

Update No in Case

When we were using the SoftLayer Customer Portal, the ticket displayed "Update No".However, in the Case of IBM Cloud Console, Update No is not displayed in Case.This is very inconvenient for efficient Case exchange with you.Therefore, please impro...
over 4 years ago in Support 1 Delivered

Feature to delete resource groups

Customer has experimentation projects where resources live for a short period of time (i.e. Proof Of Concept). Customer creates resource groups to separate those resources from the rest of cloud. After the end of PoC, customer would like to delete...
over 4 years ago in Core Platform Services 1 Delivered