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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 Announcement for High Impact VSI migration Events

Only 1 IBM Cloud Announcement is received 30days prior to high impact VSI migration events. For such events, we would prefer reminders to be sent every week and not just one 30-day announcement. Also prefer to see impacted devices in the email rec...
20 days ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 1 Under review

Add the ability from the Cloud GUI to move a partition into a Shared Processor Pool

I have an existing partition but I'm not allowed to edit it and add it to a Shared Processor Pool. The only option available in the Cloud GUI is to create a partition in the Shared Processor Pool. How can I move an existing Partition into a Shared...
20 days ago in Power 0 Under review

Implement the latest CIS Benchmark controls to SCC v2 Scanning Portal - Security & Compliance Center

Please implement the latest CIS Benchmark controls to SCC v2 Scanning Portal.IBM SCC v2 Scanning portal have missing the controls as listed below. It is important to have them added to be in alignment with the latest CIS Benchmark. Also, for the p...
11 months ago in Security 4 Future consideration

Add pg_partman support in databases

As an IBM customer I have postgres workloads that run in other cloud environments relying on the pg_partman extension. I need pg_partman support in ibm databases in order to run these same workloads in IBM cloud.
14 days ago in Databases 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...
4 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Future consideration
154 VOTE

Bluemix support for new Customer trial enabled to provision BOTH IAAS and PAAS services

To support high growth BP acceleration initiative to achieve $425M in WCP revenue from ISV/SI partners we need Bluemix offering to support 30-60 day trial for new acquisition customers that allows them to provision BOTH IAAS and PAAS services. To...
almost 7 years ago in Core Platform Services / Partner Onboarding 18 Not under consideration

Add comment field in SecurityGroup- and ACL-Rules

We have a lot (>100 rules) in several ACLs and we also have a lot of SecurityGroups which also contains a lot of rules. Currently it is not possible to add a comment to these rules which makes it difficult to identify the reason and the rationa...
4 months ago in Security 1 Future consideration

Classic infrastructure VLANs - trunk several servers at a time

When trunking a VLAN to servers in classic infra, the servers choice is currently a radio button, which forces to trunk them one by one. It would be nice if it was a checkboxes list instead of radio buttons, alowwing to select several servers in o...
6 months ago in Network 0 Future consideration

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 ...
7 months ago in Virtual Servers 5 Future consideration

Allow for VPC boot disk sizes greater than 250GiB

Currently, VPC boot disks are limited to a max of 250GiB. We have use-cases where having larger boot disk sizes (e.g. 512GiB or 1TiB) would be adventageous. Other cloud providers that we have tested, allow for boot disk sizes in the mulitples of T...
22 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review