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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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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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Virtual Servers

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Current boot option is not viewable from PowerVS like it is on the HMC.

It is possible to change the boot option from PowerVS, but there is no way to view what the current setting is. To ensure it is set correctly, one must change to the desired setting then trust that it was set correctly before rebooting the virtual...
8 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Add a "mkvterm" console option to the IBM Cloud CLI "power-iaas" plugin for AIX

Add and option to IBM CLOUD CLI - Power-IaaS plugin, so we can access the "mkvterm" command on NovaLink/PowerVS and AIX intances. The Web console has no cut&paste feature and the time-out can be annoying with long-running processes (ie: instal...
6 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Provide a reliable method to identify instance storage disks attached to VSIs on the disk driver level.

Identifying instance storage disks attached to VSIs in IBM Cloud is currently not straightforward on the disk driver level. The suggested solutions from IBM all have their drawbacks and are not reliable from a long-term perspective. The solutions ...
10 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Stop recommending a Java applet for KVM access

Java applets have been banned by most browsers for several years. Getting one running is enormously difficult. Yet the KVM for your VSIs (which runs bog-standard unencrypted VNC) still pushes the use of a Java applet and someone has to dig through...
over 4 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Provide a path to migrate a virtual machine between regions

On dW Answers, a customer said that they need the ability to migrate their VM from US South to EU-GB. You can see the thread at the following URL: https://developer.ibm.com/answers/questions/249398/migrating-vm-between-us-south-and-uk-region.html
almost 8 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Classic instructor VSI configuration check when changing configuration

Since it is used from Softlayer itself, vCPU and RAM can be selected respectively, Selecting 32GB of RAM from the pulldown did not cause an error. Therefore, I thought that I could order without problems and adjusted the work. However, in reality,...
about 4 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Lack of local storage Scalability for virtual servers (VSI)

We are using different compute and storage resources on IBM Cloud.Unfortunately SAN based Storage for VSI's as well as Performance/Endurance storage, periodically impacted by high Network utilization, and our Production systems freezing.That is wh...
over 5 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Fix Virtual Servers console pages for Safari browser

In Safari (v 9.1.1) on OS X 1) the Overview tab shows several panels overwriting each other so it is unreadable whereas Chrome shows them just fine. 2) The "MEMORY UTILIZATION" and "NETWORK IN (BYTES/SECOND)" panels of the Monitoring tab are scal...
almost 8 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration