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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...
28 days ago in Storage 0 Future consideration

UI Optimization: Need search option for Service-IDs

Dear team, We have 4 large applications running in this cloud account having lot's of infrastructure and a large amount of service-ids defined in the IAM section. Because of there are approx. 300 service-ids it's really hard to find a specific ser...
about 1 month ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Future consideration

Make DS8K storage available in IBM PowerVS to provide organizations with high-performance storage options for their workloads.

It is useful because DS8K storage offers high-performance and reliability features that can benefit organizations with demanding workloads. Organizations using IBM PowerVS would benefit from this availability as it provides them with a storage opt...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Future consideration

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...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Object Storage 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...
about 2 months ago in Load Balancer 0 Future consideration

Database for Redis - multiple members in read-only mode

Because our workload is in 95% read-only, and only 5% are writes, we would benefit with different setup - have one member as read/write node, and multiple others as read only - similar what Redis Sentinel is doing.
3 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

Changed requirements to run DBaaS (ICD) on Cloud Satellite On-Premises

Currently to deploy the ICD on IBM Cloud Satellite service you need NetApp ONTAP-SAN storage. IBM Cloud Satellite does not have specific vendor requirements to run other services. Most client running IBM Cloud Satellite does not have NetApp ONTAP-...
5 months ago in Databases 1 Future consideration

Disable Promotion and Credits View to All Users

Hi, All users are able to see Promotions and Credit page by design. IBM should make a permission check, it should be disabled to every single user in the account. All users in the account are not mandatory supposed to view any financial or billing...
5 months ago in Billing 2 Future consideration

Support staged deprecation of ICD resources (i.e. allow users to designate ICD resources as 'non-prod' and 'prod')

Want way to designate ICD resources as 'non-prod' (vs. 'prod') so that when deprecation of older versioned resources occur (like Rabbit 3.9 happening today on Sept 21st), the 'non-prod' flagged resources can be deprecated a week or two earlier. Th...
5 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

Information one month before reservations/contracts end

when our reservation of a worker pool ran out of contract IBM just deactivated the nodes in production. It would be much more efficient to get a warning by email one month before, so that neither your support team nor we have to search for the pro...
5 months ago in  0 Future consideration