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AppID User API Query based on Date Created

We currently query the AppID User Management APIs to get a list of users to then write to our database. As there is not a delta field available we have to load all of the user data everyday. Instead I'd like to query for new users based on date cr...
10 months ago in Identity and Access Management 1 Future consideration

Support Ticket Access Rights

We require a more granular access for IBM Cloud account users to be able to update/edit support cases they’ve been added to by the ticket creator but limited only to update or edit the ticket to which they’ve been assigned. They should not be able...
10 months ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Future consideration

IBM Cloud 2FA Prompt Less Frequently

The current implementation of 2FA prompting is inconsistent and regularly prompts too frequently (sometimes as little as < ten minutes). Requesting a prompt after an hour seems more appropriate.
10 months ago in Identity and Access Management 4 Not under consideration

About changing the EMAIL address of the SoftlayerID user

There are still many users using SoftlayerID on the IBM Cloud portal. However, recently, IBM Cloud made it impossible to change their email address on their SoftlayerID user profile. Please revert this specification, and restore the ability for So...
over 1 year ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Not under consideration

Display group membership in UI when user added via dynamic rule.

Per IBM documentation: "When users are added to an access group by a rule, they aren't displayed as members on the access group user list." How are users who do not have access to the ibmcloud command line going to know what groups they are in? We...
over 1 year ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Planned for future release

Permission to disable MFA for parent user

A parent user is assign when a user is created/invited into the portal by customer person with the appropriate permission for IAM in the IBM account. That person with the IAM permission can do anything except disable MFA that the user enable by hi...
almost 2 years ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Planned for future release

Master account owner role

I have had multiple interaction with support where the master account owner was required even when I have full right on everything else. Most often it was to disable the MFA on a specific user that it was required to reach out to the master accoun...
almost 2 years ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Future consideration

Failed Login Attempts are not their in LogDNA even if we target specific account from CLI

Myself i tried to login into my account using CLI and see the logs in IBM Cloud Activity Tracker (eu-de region) I ran command "ibmcloud login -c <account-no> --apikey <wrong-api-key>" As i am targeting specific ibm account, ideally it ...
over 2 years ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Future consideration

Security questions' answers are shown as plain text

When we login into IBM Cloud, there is Security questions (If Configured) for 2FA. In the security questions, if we type the answer it is not hidden as secret instead it reflect as plain text.
over 2 years ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Not under consideration

Detailed control of users and access.

232/5000 Having a control of users, roles and permissions is very relevant for companies. It is currently possible to have a very simple view of users and accesses, but a detailed and exportable report is lacking to have exha...
over 3 years ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Future consideration