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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...
20 days ago in CLI 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.
23 days 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...
24 days ago in Databases 0 Under review

Snapshot and Volume sharing between accounts

As a SaaS Provider, I would like to provide my customers with the ability to create snapshots and save the data into another (SaaS) account. For customers, it enables an easy migration between accounts (think M&A or multiple account strategy) ...
25 days ago in Block Storage 1 Planned for future release

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...
7 months ago in Power 2 Functionality already exists

Add support for Satellite Connector running on IBM VPC infrastructure

Please add support for Satellite Connector with agents running on IBM VPC infrastructure. The FAQ for Satellite Connector ( https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/satellite?topic=satellite-connector-faq&interface=ui ) says: "Can I deploy Satellite Connect...
3 months ago in Satellite 0 Under review

Consume PowerVS Platform Events

We have events in powervs workspace and maximum of last 400 events can be stored. We need to consume those events in ITSM.
3 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information

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

The Current IBM CIS Benchmark Scan has a bug/flaw in few of the Controls

1) Ensure Cloud Object Storage encryption is enabled with BYOK Ensure Cloud Object Storage encryption is enabled with KYOK Ensure Block Storage is encrypted with BYOK Ensure Block Storage is encrypted with KYOK These 4 controls Due to a flaw in...
4 months ago in Storage 0 Future consideration

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