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Include quick access to Terraform code in all service creation screens.

This feature would be useful for developers and SREs looking to automate service creation. It should be as simple as possible. I propose that the Terraform logo is placed beside the Docs link under the service name (see in included mock screenshot).
4 months ago in DevOps 2 Planned for future release

Show ibmcloud cli equivalent command for an order

When ordering something from the WEB-UI show in the UI a summarized of the order as ibmcloud cli command, so that this order can be reproduced or repeated automatically if need. So if I need to order 10 baremetal node, I can "generate" the cli fro...
6 months ago in CLI 1 Planned for future release

SSH support for GitLab repositories in IBM Schematics

We need the capability to integrate IBM Schematics with GitLab via SSH. Currently only HTTPS is supported by IBM Schematics. In order for us to maintain control of our IaaC resources in IBM Cloud, we wish to use IBM Schematics but are unable as it...
10 months ago in Integration 0 Planned for future release

Enable AIX LPAR reboot with a dump option for a hung server.

We had a situation that AIX server was hung and rebooted the server. Customer requested for RCA of server hung. AIX Vendor support team could not able to provide the RCA as the server was not rebooted with dump option. The AIX server was not reboo...
11 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Add support for ed25519 ssh keys

At the moment IBM Cloud only supports RSA keys. Please add support for ed25519 which is much shorter and more secure.
about 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Planned for future release

Console for PowerVS via IBMCloud GUI

This idea was created a while back (IDEA-I-3218), and closed, with the only real comment from a developer being that they were not responsible for PowerVS. I should also comment that this problem only really applies to booting the PowerVS instance...
about 1 year ago in Virtual Servers 13 Planned for future release

Ability to initiate an AIX memory dump on a non-responsive LPAR

When an LPAR becomes non-responsive AIX Support requires a system dump for analysis. With direct access to a HMC this is a simple operation, either through the GUI or in the CLI via the chsysstate command. The PowerVS CLI provides the "pi instance...
about 1 year ago in Power 8 Planned for future release

Ability to add Trusted Profile identity into an Access Group

In order to fully federate authorization from IBM Cloud to our Active Directory in a way that does not require us to invite users to an account, we need the capability to give a Trusted Profile identity membership in an IBM Cloud Access Group. Thi...
over 1 year ago in Security 0 Planned for future release

Display group membership in UI when user added via dynamic rule.

Per IBM documentation: "When users are added to an access group by a rule, they aren't displayed as members on the access group user list." How are users who do not have access to the ibmcloud command line going to know what groups they are in? We...
over 1 year ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Planned for future release

Daily / Weekly Usage Report

Currently we get a monthly aggregate of usage metrics. This doesn't give us insight into how changes to infrastructure affects our usage.
almost 2 years ago in Billing 2 Planned for future release