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My ideas: Storage

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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) ...
1 day ago in Block Storage 0 Submitted

Need support for AWS Security Token Service (AWS STS) when using CDA

We are attempting to use CDA to write to an AWS S3 bucket. We had initial setup issues but resolved them. We were trying to request some information from the client about obtaining the SECRET KEY, and were told that process was not allowed because...
7 days ago in Cloud Object Storage 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

Synchronous mirroring over 2 locations in one IBM Cloud site for block data as a foundation for availability

Background Currently we running + 100 customers with one or several LPARS each (Power Server with IBMi). We would like to migrate to IBM Cloud. These customers run mainly their ERP system in IBMi. The ERP system acts like a business hub, with a lo...
almost 3 years ago in Block Storage 1 Planned for future release

Storage area - export CSV/XLS

it would be utilile to implement beautiful various subsections Storage ( Block Storage / Files Storage ) implement an xls/csv export.
3 months ago in Storage 1 Needs more information

Disable COS Instance Deletion if it has any Buckets/Objects

Disable COS Instance Deletion if it has any Buckets/Objects. We can delete the COS Instances even if it has child resources like Buckets and Objects in it. This is really a threat to the IBM Cloud COS. If a user gains access and simply click on De...
4 months ago in Cloud Object Storage 0 Future consideration

UI options in portal - for Rename, Move files between buckets of same COS instance

I see that there is an API for COS to move objects between one bucket to another bucket of same instance. I guess it allows users to define the new file name to be used to copy to another bucket. However, when i review the similar options, we do n...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Object Storage 0 Not under consideration

Alerts for space consumed in file systems

It would be very useful to be able to receive alerts when the use of a file storage exceeds a quota set by the user. Currently you can receive alarms for Snapshots capacity, it would be equally useful to receive these types of alerts for the gener...
over 4 years ago in File Storage 0 Not under consideration

Enabling back v2 authorisation for Object Storage... At least for a while.

Given that StrongLoop hasn't yet added openstack v3 authorisation to its loopback-component-storage, which is now mandatory for Bluemix's Object Storage, it would be nice to have still have available the v2 authorisation method. Although there ar...
over 7 years ago in Cloud Object Storage 1 Not under consideration

Permissions to override retention policy

If someone sets a retention policy on an object/bucket, it would be helpful for select users (e.g. the account owner) to be able to override that and delete it. It's useful to have retention policies to prevent accidentally deleting data or ransom...
about 4 years ago in Cloud Object Storage 0 Future consideration