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IBM Cloud - Structured Ideas


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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

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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About the additional event notification when the maintenance time is extended

Hello. I've already mentioned in following Case, maintenance was not completed by the end time in notification that had been issued beforehand. Allowing degraded operation in only during the maintenance time, we switch our application to BCP site,...
19 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

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...
3 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

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.
3 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information

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...
3 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

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...
4 months ago in Satellite 0 Not under consideration

Achieve HITRUST certification for IBM PowerVS to demonstrate compliance with industry-leading security and privacy standards, as defined by the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF).

It is useful because obtaining HITRUST certification demonstrates that organizations using IBM PowerVS adhere to the highest security and privacy standards defined by the HITRUST CSF, ensuring the protection of sensitive data and meeting industry ...
5 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Obtain FedRamp certification for IBM PowerVS to comply with the rigorous security standards defined by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRamp).

It is useful because achieving FedRamp certification ensures that organizations using IBM PowerVS meet the stringent security requirements defined by FedRamp, allowing them to work with federal government agencies and handle sensitive data securel...
5 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Attain FISMA compliance in IBM PowerVS to meet the security requirements mandated by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

It is useful because achieving FISMA compliance ensures that organizations using IBM PowerVS meet the security standards and controls mandated by FISMA, protecting sensitive information, and meeting regulatory requirements. Organizations operating...
5 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Introduce Db2 Mirror functionality in IBM PowerVS to provide organizations with high availability and real-time data replication capabilities for their Db2 databases.

DB2 Mirror is a critical aspect of high uptime and workload management. It is useful because Db2 Mirror enables continuous data availability, minimizing downtime and ensuring data consistency in case of database failures. Organizations using IBM P...
5 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information

Establish and achieve RPO/RTO targets in IBM PowerVS to ensure efficient and timely data recovery and minimize data loss in case of disruptions.

It is useful because it allows organizations to define and meet their Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) targets, ensuring minimal data loss and faster recovery in case of any system failures or disasters. Organizatio...
5 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information