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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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Functionality of Event Driven Automation using Ansible or inhouse automation tools like shell script or webhooks

We have Security and compliance center giving us a snapshot of security and compliance of our infrastructure based on profile we attach. We want to automate the outcomes of ant control by notifications or events to emails, webhooks, ITSM tools and...
4 months ago in Compliance 6 Future 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

Clean up "Remote Commands" section

When I order a new Baremetal I see in the 'Remote Management' section the information of the restarts that preceded my order. I suggest cleaning up the 'Remote commands' section when a server is decommissioned.
10 months ago in Bare Metal 1

Add 'Replace text' function in LogDNA parsing rule or view template

Useful for when you cannot control the source of the logs but need to replace strings such as UUIDs with human readable names.
about 2 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

ibmcloud CLI cos plugin: add command to get bucket configuration / metadata

Currently the only way to get the bucket total number of objects and total size as is: In the IBM Cloud Portal web UI go to the bucket configuration Manually calling the API with curl https://config.cloud-object-storage.cloud.ibm.com/v1/b/{my-buck...
about 2 months ago in CLI 1 Future consideration

Virtualization of High Cost Hardware

Moving hardware solutions to virtual changes our costs from fixed to a variable based on traffic, and customers, and consolidates our platform to our SDN. This allows us to pay for license when in use versus "sinking" the cost of a full router and...
about 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

Request for Secrets Manager a free plan "Reserved Insance" Customer

Since this week the Certificate Manager was moved off and replaced by the Secret Manager. We are using APIc v10 RI where there was a free plan for the certificate manager, which was perfect for us. Now, we need to pay for the new Secret Manager 29...
over 1 year ago in Secrets Manager 2 Future consideration

Database storage scale down

Cost control makes it sometime necessary to scale down IBM Cloud Database instance following database maintenance, application optimization or defect resolution. This feature is not available on most IBM Cloud Databases (PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL...
8 months ago in Databases 0 Not under consideration

Notification for BCS/FCS B side failure

We heard that the emergency announce will be reported only when BCS/FCS both A/B side are on failure, and there are no announcement when only BCS/FCS B side failure is on failure. But I want a announcement. Because we are using both BCS/FCS and wh...
about 2 years ago in VLAN 0 Not under consideration

Add VSI host name to audit logs in IBM Cloud Activity Tracker with LogDNA

Currently only the VSI host IP address is in the log context, however also having the host name in there would make it a lot better when using with alerts. Was requested to post this here by IBM Cloud support.
about 2 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review