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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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IBM Cloud Announcement for High Impact VSI migration Events

Only 1 IBM Cloud Announcement is received 30days prior to high impact VSI migration events. For such events, we would prefer reminders to be sent every week and not just one 30-day announcement. Also prefer to see impacted devices in the email rec...
19 days ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 1 Under review

Add the ability from the Cloud GUI to move a partition into a Shared Processor Pool

I have an existing partition but I'm not allowed to edit it and add it to a Shared Processor Pool. The only option available in the Cloud GUI is to create a partition in the Shared Processor Pool. How can I move an existing Partition into a Shared...
19 days ago in Power 0 Under review

Add pg_partman support in databases

As an IBM customer I have postgres workloads that run in other cloud environments relying on the pg_partman extension. I need pg_partman support in ibm databases in order to run these same workloads in IBM cloud.
13 days ago in Databases 0 Under review

Allow for VPC boot disk sizes greater than 250GiB

Currently, VPC boot disks are limited to a max of 250GiB. We have use-cases where having larger boot disk sizes (e.g. 512GiB or 1TiB) would be adventageous. Other cloud providers that we have tested, allow for boot disk sizes in the mulitples of T...
21 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Add more info to database platform logs

Currently platform logs for Databases only display the database CRN, however from a human readability and general log query and alerting standpoint, it would be good to have the database resource name available as well. Was advised by IBM Support ...
5 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

About the additional event notification when the maintenance time is extended

Hello. I've already mentioned in following Case, maintenance was not completed by the end time in notification that had been issued beforehand. Allowing degraded operation in only during the maintenance time, we switch our application to BCP site,...
about 2 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Add 'Replace text' function in LogDNA parsing rule or view template

Useful for when you cannot control the source of the logs but need to replace strings such as UUIDs with human readable names.
about 2 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

Add VSI host name to audit logs in IBM Cloud Activity Tracker with LogDNA

Currently only the VSI host IP address is in the log context, however also having the host name in there would make it a lot better when using with alerts. Was requested to post this here by IBM Cloud support.
2 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

Ticket support - expand "Text area" with new row

Expand the “Text Area” "Add Comment here" dedicated to comments when responding to tickets to support.Only 4 lines are currently displayed
2 months ago in Support 0 Under review

Improve search UI for VSIs

Cadence design has a significant number of VSIs and the search tool on the UI does not work beyond 200 VSIs. This is extremely frustrating to to the customer and makes working in the portal difficult and time consuming.
3 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Under review