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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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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...
30 days ago in Power 1 Under review

End of LIfe and End of support extension notification

Recently we noticed that Red hat openshift version 4.10 End of life date was set as nov 30th 2023 but suddenly without an intimation it was changed to Jan 2024.we are setting strict upgrade target dates to our clients and when suddenly a change in...
24 days ago in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 0 Under review

Scale Storage template for Satellite

Add supported storage template for Spectrum Scale and IBM Storage Scale System (former ESS) in IBM Cloud Satellite. There is a existing CSI https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/spectrum-scale-csi . This would simplify management & maintenance for custo...
about 2 months ago in Satellite 0 Under review

Disable Promotion and Credits View to All Users

Hi, All users are able to see Promotions and Credit page by design. IBM should make a permission check, it should be disabled to every single user in the account. All users in the account are not mandatory supposed to view any financial or billing...
2 months ago in Billing 2 Under review

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...
about 1 month ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Create new Satellite clusters in Fusion HCI from IBM Cloud console

Enable creation of NEW IBM Cloud Satellite location in customers IBM Fusion HCI environment from the IBM Cloud Console. This could be enabled by having a agent on Fusion HCI the customer connect to IBM Cloud Satellite console. The agent is allowed...
about 2 months ago in Satellite 0 Under review

Changed requirements to run DBaaS (ICD) on Cloud Satellite On-Premises

Currently to deploy the ICD on IBM Cloud Satellite service you need NetApp ONTAP-SAN storage. IBM Cloud Satellite does not have specific vendor requirements to run other services. Most client running IBM Cloud Satellite does not have NetApp ONTAP-...
about 2 months ago in Databases 0 Under review

Create Fusion HCI virtual machines from the Cloud Satellite

Today you must first access Fusion HCI to create host for IBM Cloud Satellite, then go to IBM Cloud and create location and files/scripts, then return to Fusion to load the files to attach them to IBM Cloud Satellite and finally return to IBM Clou...
about 2 months ago in Satellite 0 Under review

Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well

Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well. I want to configure and monitor my infrastructure from one dashboard only from a single region using cloud native services.
4 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

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 ...
23 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review