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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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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

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

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...
almost 2 years ago in Ordering 0 Future consideration

API for submitting new apps in IBM Cloud Partner Center

VMware/Bitnami has a pipeline that automatically builds, test, release and promote applications. This system owns all the publishing metadata. Currently the process for adding new applications is manual which no only breaks our automated pipeline ...
over 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 1 Future consideration

Exporting the report once the case is resolved

Hello IBM, We do raise cases with IBM to resolved the issues which connects to APIC. But once the issue is resolved we are not able to export the entire ticket updates. We required this for our future reference if the same issue occur and we can g...
over 4 years ago in Support 3 Future consideration

Make optional to force new revision on app update in Code Engine CLI

In Toolchain pipelines, the IBM CLI and Code Engine plugin is extensively used for creating and updating apps and jobs on Code Engine projects. However, since version 1.15.0 of the Code Engine plugin, a new revision is always forced even if there ...
over 2 years ago in CLI 1 Future consideration

IBM Cloud Shell API

IBM Cloud Shell API needs to exist! I want to be able to run commands for my command that are best run through the cli. Imagine if I have an application that can make API calls to cloud shell to run those commands on my account instead of having t...
almost 3 years ago in CLI 3 Future consideration

Set hard limit on spending per developer or organization or per project or per resource group or per tag

I am using IBM cloud for development.. and have a hard budget Per project or per Team. I need to limit my developer to spend max certain $$ per month accross all cloud catalog. if I use more than the budget, i Can not ask more money to pay. what I...
about 3 years ago in Billing 0 Future consideration

Missing useful information in IBM cloud portal

Hello, i am working as infrastructure DPE for Kyndryl cloud offerings (AMMSAP, SEI). As part of my monthly checks in IBM cloud portal, i need to find in the device view an additional column with asset status (ACTIVE, RECLAIM, ...).
over 2 years ago in Administration 3 Future consideration

Integrate ibmcloud cli into kubectl to obtain access & refresh token if they expired

So far, the workflow is as follows: 1. login / authentication with the ibmcloud CLI 2. obtaining the kubeconfig with the ibmcloud CLI 3. using the current kubeconfig with integrated authentication data 4. if this data expires, start from 1. Other ...
over 3 years ago in CLI 0 Future consideration