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VPC application load balancer idle-timeout-value

We are using VPC application(db2wh) load balancer on OpenShift IBM cloud environment and some of the job needs connection to be open for more than the maximum acceptable value (i.e. 7200sec.) using annotation - service.kubernetes.io/ibm-load-balan...
16 days ago in Load Balancer 0 Future consideration

VPC Load balancer Pool Member down alert not showing on sysdig

These are defects and will be handled as a Jira. Pls see https://github.ibm.com/NetworkTribe/ELBaaS-VPC/issues/10011 Point: 1. If we configure an alert on PRD LB, we are not able to pinpoint the exact source of the 500 error. Point 2: If we config...
about 1 month ago in Load Balancer 5 Future consideration

New profile High memory with low number of processors

Is there a VPC profile that has a large amount of RAM, but a low number of processors. e.g.:Processors -> 12Memory -> 512GB (minimum)I see the closest one in London is ux2d-16x448.... but that does not have enough memory for the Siemens/Tata...
25 days ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

Virtualization of High Cost Hardware

Moving hardware solutions to virtual changes our costs from fixed to a variable based on traffic, and customers, and consolidates our platform to our SDN. This allows us to pay for license when in use versus "sinking" the cost of a full router and...
3 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

automatic IKS worker replacement as a response to a certain metric (classic or VPC infrastructure)

While operating IBM Kubernetes (IKS) clusters (classsic infrastructure) we have run several times into a situation where IKS worker nodes start under-performing. We notice performance issues that are usually visible as: Read timeouts while perform...
2 months ago in Kubernetes Service 0 Future consideration

Option to adjust max_prepared_stmt_count in MySQL ICD

As Developers of Cloudnative Telco AAA Systems the performance of the system highly depends of the performance of the database.To compensate for higher latency in cloud database and to further scale the performance we increase connections.The data...
5 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

Allow more fine grained permissions for Code Engine

Trying to configure a Service ID to just have access to update Secrets (so we can automate certificate renewal). It turns out there is no specific permission for updating secrets, you have to give the Service ID full access to update everything in...
3 months ago in Identity and Access Management 1 Future consideration

VMware Solution Day 2 Actions Capabilities

Hi, as a customer of IBM Cloud, we offer VMware Solutions reselling to our customers. Customers who have cost considerations use shared infra services meaning multiple tenants hosted on a single compute cluster. To provide services to multiple cus...
4 months ago in VMware Solutions 0 Future consideration

Increase VPC Remote Security Group Limit

Within your VPC, there are two ways to grant and allow network traffic: Security Groups (SG) and Access Control Lists (ACL). We prefer to use the SGs because they are stateless and their use results in fewer rules which makes understanding our sec...
6 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

accept PO box billing addresses in standard format

When inputing the billing address for my IBM Cloud payment method, if my billing address is a PO box, then the IBM Cloud website should accept that address. Currently, the IBM Cloud website explicitly states that it does not accept PO boxes. This ...
3 months ago in Billing 0 Future consideration