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Notification for BCS/FCS B side failure

We heard that the emergency announce will be reported only when BCS/FCS both A/B side are on failure, and there are no announcement when only BCS/FCS B side failure is on failure. But I want a announcement. Because we are using both BCS/FCS and wh...
almost 2 years ago in VLAN 0 Not under consideration

Automate the detection of duplicate IPs during the IBM Cloud IP provisioning process to eliminate the occurrence of duplicate IP assignments.

While provisioning RDCP UAT Open Shift cluster, one of the primary IP from a Primary VLAN got auto assigned which caused outage in the PROD environment due to IP conflict. Automate the detection of duplicate IPs during the IBM Cloud IP provisionin...
8 months ago in Subnets / IPs 7 Not under consideration

Have a test page to allow clients to test ping and latancy to each datacenter

Something like https://cloudpingtest.com/digital_ocean which allow the client to see the basic network stats from its location to all IBM DC. And have all the information at glance, and not like the looking glass page, where you need to test manua...
over 1 year ago in Network 0 Not under consideration

we are looking for the creation of snapshots of vpc server automatically using backup policy at exact time of cron entry.

Hello, We created the backup plan and backup policy in test environment and found that it is taking 1 hr interval time around the enter cron entry to take automatic snapshot. Can you please add the feature to take the automatic snapshot on exact c...
over 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 1 Not under consideration

Improve VPN Security with a Fortigate Peer

Currently a VPC VPN Connection to a Fortigate Peer is required using very unsecure settings: Enable DH-group 2 in the Phase 1 proposal. Disable PFS in the Phase 2 proposal. A higher DH-group is not working and not supported, at least what support ...
over 3 years ago in Virtual Private Network (VPN) 2 Not under consideration

Transit VLAN Spanning

Currently we have two options to link two PODs, using VLAN Spanning (which allows secondary IP addresses to be created on servers to bypass VLAN separation on Vyatta), or using a VPN over public interface (which makes DDOS attacks possible). I w...
about 7 years ago in VLAN 1 Not under consideration

Cloud Internet Service - Customize error page

Although Cloudflare can customize error pages, but CIS(Cloud Internet Service) can't customize the error page. (like 1006 error page) . https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200172706-How-do-I-customize-Cloudflare-error-pages-
over 5 years ago in Content Delivery Network (CDN) 1 Not under consideration

Need access to internet using private network only

A detailed description of what the feature should do and look like. Please also list any standards which the feature should comply with. : * Requirement for pseudo-shared gateway (NAT/masquerade) for deployment purposes to allow public connection ...
over 3 years ago in Network 1 Not under consideration

10GB Direct Link Cloud Exchange in Ashburn and Chicago POPs

Customer needs 10GB Direct Link Cloud Exchange in Ashburn and Chicago POPs in order to link their hybrid cloud model with other Cloud Exchange providers such as AWS and Azure. Currently we only offer 1GB Direct Link Cloud Exchange and customer nee...
over 5 years ago in Direct Link 2 Not under consideration

VRF inherent in ALL accounts

Since VRF is required for Direct Link. Would it make sense when an account is provisioned, it is automatically under the VRF umbrella.
over 6 years ago in Network 1 Not under consideration