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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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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

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...
12 months ago in VMware Solutions 0 Not under consideration

Add ISO virtual media support to PowerVS

A virtual ISO media repository could be amazing for install , migrate and restore purposes . Please add this feature to PowerVS
6 months ago in Power 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 ...
9 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Ability to disable or extend session timeout for power virtual server lpar sessions

We are using the IBM Cloud services as our DR strategy. We have a couple of large databases that would have to be restored during a DR scenario or our annual tests. These database restores require interaction and run for nearly 4 hours. Disabling ...
over 2 years ago in Power 2 Not under consideration

Version WPAR

WPAR is a supported product from Power Systems brand. With WPAR, client can run multiple virtual LPARs within an LPAR. It's like running containers within a VM. Currently all WPARs ( vritual lpars ) within an LPAR must be at the same level. In pre...
over 1 year ago in Power 1 Not under consideration

SSH Keys Visible Across Workspaces

SSH Keys are visible across Power Workspaces despite of zone or region. It should be only visible inside the particular workspace only.
6 months ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

IBM Cloud (and specifically PowerVS) data centre in MEA region

Request for PowerVS service (and IBM Cloud) offering in MEA data centers for customers in the region.​ Almost all of the Hyperscalers have DCs across MEA. In order to compete with them, there has to be a least one DC in MEA. Current closest DC for...
almost 2 years ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

Details behind error condition with LPARs in PowerVS

Example: Attempted to deploy 2 LPARs in PowerVS, one would consistently fail - going into error state, with no other details. Tried a number of times to redeploy the one LPAR with the same result. Atempted the next day and it worked. . I checked w...
almost 3 years ago in Power 51 Not under consideration