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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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VM hibernation capability for IBM VPC instances

Introduce the ability to hibernate Windows or Linux VMs in the IBM Cloud VPC infrastructure. This would persist the memory state of the VM, effectively stopping the VM and halting hourly billing. Currently, when a VM is stopped, without hibernatio...
2 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Add more languages to the 5250 web console

I have opened an IBM Cloud support case #CS3709065 When retrieving the available languages on the Web UI or with IBM Cloud CLI on SAO instances (same in Dallas and WDC and I guess on all countries) we can see these: 939 Japan (Latin Extended) 939 ...
6 months ago in Virtual Servers 5 Future consideration

Consume PowerVS Platform Events

We have events in powervs workspace and maximum of last 400 events can be stored. We need to consume those events in ITSM.
2 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information

Monitoring shared pool utilization

I would like to know the real/effective CPU utilization PowerVS shared pool in IBM Cloud. I have LPARs in pools that are lacking of compute. Before adding additionnal CE to those LPARs I need to know/validate if shared pool are correctly sized, an...
7 months ago in Power 2 Functionality already exists

Add support for Satellite Connector running on IBM VPC infrastructure

Please add support for Satellite Connector with agents running on IBM VPC infrastructure. The FAQ for Satellite Connector ( https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/satellite?topic=satellite-connector-faq&interface=ui ) says: "Can I deploy Satellite Connect...
3 months ago in Satellite 0 Under review

IBM VPC Console VSI Search Field Issue -

There is issue in display of IBM VPC Console VSI Search Field. I learnt from IBM support team that API does not support search/sorting on VPC, the UI has limitations to do search after a user reaches 200 resources on a table, the search field and ...
8 months ago in Virtual Servers 1 Under review

Clean up "Remote Commands" section

When I order a new Baremetal I see in the 'Remote Management' section the information of the restarts that preceded my order. I suggest cleaning up the 'Remote commands' section when a server is decommissioned.
9 months ago in Bare Metal 1

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...
7 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

When configuring ODF through Satellite, it would be great to have the assignment automatically label the storage nodes correctly so other workloads outside of ODF do not run there.

Today when using Satellite, if you want to setup storage nodes so they are separate from application nodes, you have to perform a config, then assignment, and then you will have to run a script on the cluster to label/taint the nodes correct as de...
about 1 year ago in Satellite 2 Planned for future release

Provide larger swap disks with VM instances

Currently IBM provides a "swap" disk (labelled as such in both the portal and Windows) of only 2GB, regardless of VM instance size. This is too small to actually function as a swap disk for the vast majority of VMs. Indeed Windows will ignore this...
about 2 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review