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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...
4 months ago in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 1 Planned for future release

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

Console for PowerVS via IBMCloud GUI

This idea was created a while back (IDEA-I-3218), and closed, with the only real comment from a developer being that they were not responsible for PowerVS. I should also comment that this problem only really applies to booting the PowerVS instance...
almost 2 years ago in Virtual Servers 13 Planned for future release

Ability to initiate an AIX memory dump on a non-responsive LPAR

When an LPAR becomes non-responsive AIX Support requires a system dump for analysis. With direct access to a HMC this is a simple operation, either through the GUI or in the CLI via the chsysstate command. The PowerVS CLI provides the "pi instance...
almost 2 years ago in Power 9 Planned for future release

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 ...
about 2 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...
about 2 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...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Granular usage details including vApp name

We deploy many vApps with unique names from templates causing all the VMs to have the same names regardless of which vApp they are in. For billing, we are unable to compare our usage data from in-house to IBM usage data because the data provided b...
9 months ago in Billing 0 Planned for future release

Synchronous mirroring over 2 locations in one IBM Cloud site for block data as a foundation for availability

Background Currently we running + 100 customers with one or several LPARS each (Power Server with IBMi). We would like to migrate to IBM Cloud. These customers run mainly their ERP system in IBMi. The ERP system acts like a business hub, with a lo...
over 2 years ago in Block Storage 1 Planned for future release

Include quick access to Terraform code in all service creation screens.

This feature would be useful for developers and SREs looking to automate service creation. It should be as simple as possible. I propose that the Terraform logo is placed beside the Docs link under the service name (see in included mock screenshot).
about 1 year ago in DevOps 2 Planned for future release