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Core Platform Services

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Re-introduce a free limited time account for trial use

We have a problem. Since the demise of the Lite account, users who want to try out IBM Cloud need to provide credit card details. However, first, many people are put off adding their credit card details and second, many are being rejected, for rea...
over 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in CLI 1 Planned for future release

More Details needed for Storage upgrade

Hello, When we make a storage increase on a datastore, we receive an invoice with the final amount of storage configured. For example, if we upgrade form 15 TB to 20 TB, we receive a notification with the final storage space : --------------------...
over 1 year ago in Ordering 0 Not under consideration

Recurring error in the calculation of storage extentiosn invoices

We had many issue with invoice calculation for storage increase. => take a look to cases : CS2969717, CS3079502 & CS3050845. We are charged for the initial amount of data, not just for the amount we added. For example, for a 20 TB datastor...
over 1 year ago in Ordering 0 Is a defect

Regarding the Classic Infrastructure configuration change screen on the Portal.

Regarding the price display on the Configuration Change screen for Classic Infrastructure on the portal. It is difficult to understand the price display before ordering when changing the configuration. Therefore, we would like the following specif...
over 1 year ago in Ordering 0 Future 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

Reduce need to re authenticate when 2 factor is enabled

We are using 2 factor authentication to sign in to IBMs cloud. This is enabled both for the web ui and for the cli. Our team uses an authenticator app for the second factor. This authentication setup requires re-authentication too often. I am unsu...
almost 2 years ago in Account Management 1 Not under consideration

We need a REST and CLI interface to generate API keys for the account owner and other functional/service IDs.

I am part of a team that manages over 1 hundred IBM Cloud accounts and counting. We have automated all the steps of configuring a new account, e.g., resource groups, access groups, access policies, inviting users. But creating an API key requires ...
almost 2 years ago in Account Management 4 Not under consideration

Provide invoice details via (Billing) API using a ServiceID (Billing/Viewer)

Can you pls. extend the (Billing) API to allow retrieval of the index/list of invoices as well attachments (PDF, PDF-extended, XLS) via the API using (!) a ServiceID w/ API key and "Billing/Viewer" access policy assigned? The CLI tool doesn't offe...
almost 2 years ago in Billing 2 Future consideration

Provide invoice details via (Billing) API using a ServiceID w/ Billing/Viewer

Can you pls. extend the (Billing) API to allow retrieval of the index of invoices as well as the attachments (PDF, PDF-extended, XLS) via the Billing API using (!) a ServiceID w/ API key and "Billing/Viewer" access policy assigned? Right now a ind...
almost 2 years ago in Billing 0 Future consideration