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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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IBM Cloud Logs Routing Agent for Z VSI

IBM will announce IBM Cloud Logs Routing services for logging. IBM Cloud Logs Routing Agent doesn’t support Z platform today. Z VSI customers need s390x version of IBM Cloud Logs Routing Agent to connect to their IBM Cloud Logs Routing services. T...
12 days ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

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

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,...
22 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Add 'Replace text' function in LogDNA parsing rule or view template

Useful for when you cannot control the source of the logs but need to replace strings such as UUIDs with human readable names.
29 days ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

Add more info to database platform logs

Currently platform logs for Databases only display the database CRN, however from a human readability and general log query and alerting standpoint, it would be good to have the database resource name available as well. Was advised by IBM Support ...
4 months ago in Databases 0 Under review

ibmcloud CLI cos plugin: add command to get bucket configuration / metadata

Currently the only way to get the bucket total number of objects and total size as is: In the IBM Cloud Portal web UI go to the bucket configuration Manually calling the API with curl https://config.cloud-object-storage.cloud.ibm.com/v1/b/{my-buck...
about 1 month ago in CLI 1 Under review

Completion of HITRUST certificate - Customer Merative

Customer Merative is in defection as we are not HITRUST compliant in non-Classis IaaS, VPC, and PaaS. Customer has needed this certificate since 2023. As of now the target date for completion is set to sometime in Q3'2024. Customer is not thrilled...
4 months ago in Compliance 0 Under review

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 ...
9 months ago in Virtual Servers 1 Under review

Add VSI host name to audit logs in IBM Cloud Activity Tracker with LogDNA

Currently only the VSI host IP address is in the log context, however also having the host name in there would make it a lot better when using with alerts. Was requested to post this here by IBM Cloud support.
about 1 month ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

Have the Failover check "down-after-milliseconds" Sentinel attribute to be Customer configurable

The down-after-milliseconds is the time in milliseconds an instance should not be reachable (either does not reply to our PINGs or it is replying with an error) for a Sentinel starting to think it is down. Currently we are unable to configure/chan...
about 1 month ago in Databases 0 Under review