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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Cloud Support Center (https://cloud.ibm.com/unifiedsupport/cases/form) – Use this site for any IBM Cloud defect or support need.

Stack Overflow (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ibm-cloud) – Use this site for IBM Cloud technical Q&A using the tag "ibm-cloud".

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VPC Bandwidth

Currently the VPC infrastructure has no place to track outbound traffic, if this generates any costs. I have a Kubernets service that needs to measure the amount of GB used per month, but unfortunately there is no place that can get this informati...
9 months ago in  0 Future consideration

Need ability to move and delete Enterprise Account Account Groups

We currently have an Enterprise Account and organize accounts for billing using its hierarchy capabilities via Account Groups. We can create, move and rename most things but cannot move or delete Account Groups. This means our Enterprise Account n...
over 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Database for Redis - multiple members in read-only mode

Because our workload is in 95% read-only, and only 5% are writes, we would benefit with different setup - have one member as read/write node, and multiple others as read only - similar what Redis Sentinel is doing.
3 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

Local or Toll Free Number to contact IBM Cloud Support from the UK

Currently the only way to contact IBM Cloud directly via telephone is on the +1-866-403-7638 number which is Toll free from the US, but chargeable in the UK (and anywhere outside of the US I assume). If you have extended support calls and you are ...
about 2 years ago in Support 1 Future consideration

New profile High memory with low number of processors

Is there a VPC profile that has a large amount of RAM, but a low number of processors. e.g.:Processors -> 12Memory -> 512GB (minimum)I see the closest one in London is ux2d-16x448.... but that does not have enough memory for the Siemens/Tata...
6 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

CIS plan usage

Currently it is not possible to see the usage of the CIS plans. For example, the standard plan has 5 TB of protected traffic, 10 million DNS queries, 10 million HTTP requests and 1 million edge function requests. Where do I see where I stand? Is t...
12 months ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Service tags for Security Groups and ACLs

It would be very helpful if we could work with service tags for the SG and ACL definitions. For example, for Internet traffic, Zones, IBM Cloud Services, Cloudflare, etc. This would make manual and static maintenance of long lists of IPs in the SG...
12 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

API for IBM maintenance or outage events

We are a current IBM cloud customer hosting a webapp using IBM services. We have a monitoring platform that integrates with e-mail, slack, etc. that can send us alerts when our services are experiencing interruptions. As part of IBMs ongoing proce...
almost 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Add "Create a support case" button at chat box

The support case need be opened when the issues or questions are not able to solve or answered during the chat. It takes time for supports or client to create case at ServiceNow. Adding "create support case" button at chat box will make easier to ...
about 1 year ago in Templates & Best Practises 1 Future consideration

Re-introduce a free limited time account for trial use

We have a problem. Since the demise of the Lite account, users who want to try out IBM Cloud need to provide credit card details. However, first, many people are put off adding their credit card details and second, many are being rejected, for rea...
about 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration