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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

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

Create a tool to confirm that a Load Balancer will migrate to a new cluster

I needed to delete a cluster which had 1 NLB and 2 ALB's defined. It was created using the default which is not to persist. I wanted to use it in a new cluster. My choices were to recreate them or detach them from the original cluster, which requi...
6 months ago in Load Balancer 0 Future consideration

Increase VPC Remote Security Group Limit

Within your VPC, there are two ways to grant and allow network traffic: Security Groups (SG) and Access Control Lists (ACL). We prefer to use the SGs because they are stateless and their use results in fewer rules which makes understanding our sec...
over 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 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...
over 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 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...
11 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

IPv6 support in IBM Cloud VPC and services (like ROKS)

IPv6 is the standard for address space finalized a long time ago. Additionally, services on top of IPv6 infrastructure (for our need, OpenShift in this case) now support IPv6 addressing and SDN as of 2021. IBM Cloud VPC should support IPv6 at leas...
6 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

We should be able to delete ALBs on IKS Classic Infrastructure

In the current setup, the ALBs provisioned with IKS in Classc Infrastructure mode cannot be deleted - only disabled, and their deployment removed from the Kubernetes cluster. We should be able to have these definitions removed as metadata, so they...
about 3 years ago in Load Balancer 0 Future consideration

Provide feature to allow customer to create routing rule for Direct Link 2.0

I have created new Direct Link 2.0 service to setup a interconnection between a IBM Cloud VPC and a IBM Power Subnet. I have found out the routing won't automatically work after I created the connection. I will need to create support ticket, then ...
almost 4 years ago in Direct Link 0 Future consideration