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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...
10 months ago in Security 4 Future consideration

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

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

IBM Cloud Logs Routing Agent for Z VSI

IBM will announce IBM Cloud Logs Routing services for logging. IBM Cloud Logs Routing Agent doesnt 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. Th...
about 1 month ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Future consideration

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 Future consideration

Default OpenShift version for `ibmcloud oc cluster create`

Clusters created from the web ui OpenShift panel default to the "default" OpenShift version. But the cli defaults `ibmcloud oc cluster create` created clusters to vanilla k8s versions as though they were created through the ibmcloud ks cluster cre...
5 months ago in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 3 Future consideration

Functionality of Event Driven Automation using Ansible or inhouse automation tools like shell script or webhooks

We have Security and compliance center giving us a snapshot of security and compliance of our infrastructure based on profile we attach. We want to automate the outcomes of ant control by notifications or events to emails, webhooks, ITSM tools and...
4 months ago in Compliance 6 Future consideration

Virtualization of High Cost Hardware

Moving hardware solutions to virtual changes our costs from fixed to a variable based on traffic, and customers, and consolidates our platform to our SDN. This allows us to pay for license when in use versus "sinking" the cost of a full router and...
about 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration