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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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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.
4 days ago in Power 0 Submitted

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...
5 days ago in Satellite 0 Submitted

Filter query for resources within a Satellite location

This is critical for the Satellite service to ensure that all downstream services in a Satellite Location are removed before allowing the location to be removed (related to the Stratos effort with Power Virtual Workspace and Storage as a Service) ...
20 days ago in Core Platform Services 1 Planned for future release

A Very Unique Thermoelectric generator (It Can Absorb Heat from Electrical Devices or Sun or Air, And Convert It into Electricity)

This thermoelectric generator can be used with all electrical and electronic devices. Because this thermoelectric generator is able to work as a cooling unit for these devices. By absorbing excess heat and converting it into electrical energy that...
24 days ago in Power 1 Not under consideration

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 ...
26 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 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...
27 days ago in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 0 Under review

Database storage scale down

Cost control makes it sometime necessary to scale down IBM Cloud Database instance following database maintenance, application optimization or defect resolution. This feature is not available on most IBM Cloud Databases (PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL...
about 1 month ago in Databases 0 Not under consideration

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...
about 1 month ago in Power 1 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 2 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Automate the detection of duplicate IPs during the IBM Cloud IP provisioning process to eliminate the occurrence of duplicate IP assignments.

While provisioning RDCP UAT Open Shift cluster, one of the primary IP from a Primary VLAN got auto assigned which caused outage in the PROD environment due to IP conflict. Automate the detection of duplicate IPs during the IBM Cloud IP provisionin...
2 months ago in Subnets / IPs 7 Not under consideration