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My ideas: Virtual Servers

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Add secondary step before VSI can be deleted

Add requirement to type VSI name before it can be deleted in the same manner used for Kubernetes clusters.
about 3 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Delivered

Live migration of virtual servers

Host hardware failure on hosts are quite common and every time this happens, we shut down customers' virtual servers to do migration. This is very disruptive to customer's business. Another pain point is that in instances when we need to do mainte...
over 6 years ago in Virtual Servers 1 Delivered

Server status in the portal is automatically reflected even when shutdown is executed (not from portal actions menu, but) from OS function.

I would like the status to be displayed correctly (the power-on menu appears) in the "Action.." menu of the portal even when the OS is shut down. Alternatively, I would like to see a display that shows that there is no problem in executing the pow...
almost 2 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Delivered

VMs in VPC Gen V2 should support re-sizing option

VMs in VPC Gen V2 should support re-sizing option. The basic benefit of cloud is elasticity and feature like dynamic re-sizing according to needs. like we can upgrade to a higer size or vice-versa as per usage. Almost all providers give it out of ...
almost 4 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Delivered

Create Image of Virtual Instance in VPC Infrastructure

Image can be created of a running Virtual Instance in classic Infrastructure but not available for GEN2 VPC Infrastructure as per Support case CS1976835. This is basic functionality available from all cloud providers and is heavily used to create ...
almost 4 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Delivered

LIVE MIGRATION for all VSI!!

Every time we have to suffer VSI reboot. That massively impacts to our business. Why AWS/Azure/Google can then IBM cannot?
almost 6 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Delivered

Add "enable IP forwarding" feature on a VPC VSI's NIC

All other major cloud service providers have the feature to enable IP forwarding on a VM 's NIC. In Azure it's called "enable IP forwarding": https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/virtual-network/virtual-network-network-interface#enable-or-disabl...
almost 4 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Delivered

Fixed public IPs manageable by user

Because sometimes, a VMs fails, so generate a new one creates a new IP, but if IP of first IP was given in a CVs or link in a forum, then it fails because it goes to the first failing IP.
almost 8 years ago in Virtual Servers 1 Delivered