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Compute

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

Power image capture/import/export should support more than one concurrent operation

We build custom images of AIX and Linux (based on IBM stock images) for creating our VMs in our IBM Cloud Power Systems Virtual Servers workspaces. The process of building a new VM, customizing it, capturing that as an image, creating a new VM fro...
10 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Allow to connect to the IBM Cloud portal from VPC and PowerVS instances (without Internet access)

Sometimes we need to automate or script some actions on our VMs or LPARs for backup, restore, and management purposes. It would be great to connect to the portal using the CLI or APIs pointing to a local address (maybe the gateway)
3 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Needs more information

Availability of Ubuntu images with GPU drivers

Can the cloud virtualization team put out an OS image of Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04 with the GPU drivers installed, so that one can start the VM and the GPU just works? That would be of immense helps for customers - currently it takes some trial and er...
3 months ago in Compute 0 Planned for future release

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.
3 months ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

Storage template for Hitachi storage in IBM Cloud Satellite

Add supported storage template for Hitachi storage in IBM Cloud Satellite. There is a existing CSI https://knowledge.hitachivantara.com/Documents/Adapters_and_Drivers/Storage_Adapters_and_Drivers/Containers/Storage_Plug-in_for_Containers. This wou...
3 months ago in Satellite 0 Under review

ibmcloud pi service-list should show Unauthorized error message if appropriate rather than an empty result

When I used the API key for a Service ID we had created, no workspaces were listed: $ ibmcloud pi service-list Listing services under account [REDACTED] as user ... No instances found in the current account. This is wrong in two ways: 1. There is ...
10 months ago in Power 0 Is a defect

Request for disclosure of knowledge regarding various XenTools issues held by IBM Cloud Support

Currently, our customers are trying to upgrade Xen Tools on VSI. However, they are encountering various difficulties. I'm guessing that IBM Cloud support has also received various inquiries about upgrading XenTools. As a result, I think IBM Cloud ...
4 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

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...
about 1 year ago in Power 1 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