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Ability to lock IP (VIP) in the portal and API

We need the ability to lock IP (i.e. Create VIPs) in the portal and via API requests. This is already available on the backend support side. The lack of this feature has caused major client outages, confusion, and delayed projects. This is not the...
about 6 hours ago in Power 0 Submitted

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

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...
4 months ago in Power 2 Functionality already exists

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 ...
5 months ago in Virtual Servers 1 Is a defect

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.
6 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...
4 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...
10 months ago in Satellite 2 Planned for future release

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
3 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...
3 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Provide Internet access on PowerVS without Internet publishing

When we don't add Internet access to our network settings we are not able to download PTFs, fixes, updates or install open source tools, unless we set an instance with this features or jump to VPC landing zone and use a VRA or proxy VM. It would b...
3 months ago in Virtual Servers 2 Needs more information