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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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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...
11 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well

Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well. I want to configure and monitor my infrastructure from one dashboard only from a single region using cloud native services.
7 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Future consideration

automatic IKS worker replacement as a response to a certain metric (classic or VPC infrastructure)

While operating IBM Kubernetes (IKS) clusters (classsic infrastructure) we have run several times into a situation where IKS worker nodes start under-performing. We notice performance issues that are usually visible as: Read timeouts while perform...
7 months ago in Kubernetes Service 0 Future consideration

VMware Solution Day 2 Actions Capabilities

Hi, as a customer of IBM Cloud, we offer VMware Solutions reselling to our customers. Customers who have cost considerations use shared infra services meaning multiple tenants hosted on a single compute cluster. To provide services to multiple cus...
9 months ago in VMware Solutions 0 Not under consideration

OpenAPI definitions for all IBM Cloud services should be publicly available

https://cloud.ibm.com/docs?tab=api-docs Current OpenAPI definitions for IBM Cloud services are available at above page. Customers do not have access to collated GITHUB Repo where IBM Cloud maintains OpenAPI definition of all IBM CLoud services. ht...
over 1 year ago in Documentation 2 Future consideration

accept PO box billing addresses in standard format

When inputing the billing address for my IBM Cloud payment method, if my billing address is a PO box, then the IBM Cloud website should accept that address. Currently, the IBM Cloud website explicitly states that it does not accept PO boxes. This ...
8 months ago in Billing 0 Future consideration

Enable Monitoring for ESXi Running on Classic BareMetal Servers and Extend PowerVS Monitoring in Tor01, MON01, Dallas 12 and WDC7

Hello, based on the request from support team, I request to enable Monitoring for ESXi Running on Classic BareMetal Servers and Extend PowerVS Monitoring in Tor01, MON01, Dallas 12 and WDC7. We have few customers who are aggressively looking to mi...
about 2 months ago in Bare Metal 0 Functionality already exists

Provide a reliable method to identify instance storage disks attached to VSIs on the disk driver level.

Identifying instance storage disks attached to VSIs in IBM Cloud is currently not straightforward on the disk driver level. The suggested solutions from IBM all have their drawbacks and are not reliable from a long-term perspective. The solutions ...
6 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Mongo Db restoration progress percentage / progress bar

Please provide accurate information when we create a new instance of a database from back up it always shows 94% completed when it actually is restoring the data and some times it takes hours to complete the restoration but the progress bar keep s...
6 months ago in Databases 1 Future consideration

Allow more fine grained permissions for Code Engine

Trying to configure a Service ID to just have access to update Secrets (so we can automate certificate renewal). It turns out there is no specific permission for updating secrets, you have to give the Service ID full access to update everything in...
8 months ago in Identity and Access Management 1 Future consideration