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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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Request for disclosure of knowledge regarding various XenTools issues held by IBM Cloud Support

Currently, our customers are trying to upgrade Xen Tools on VSI. However, they are encountering various difficulties. I'm guessing that IBM Cloud support has also received various inquiries about upgrading XenTools. As a result, I think IBM Cloud ...
4 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Add Cloud Shell access with Trusted Profiles

Our client has decided to use Trusted Profiles to perform our logins in the portal of IBM Cloud as this way we don't need to have local users and this method is preferred over Dynamic rules. We have tried Trusted Profiles and many things work perf...
about 2 years ago in CLI 0 Not under consideration

ibmcloud CLI for arm architecture

Currently, ibmcloud CLI does NOT support ARM architecture: https://github.com/IBM-Cloud/ibm-cloud-cli-release/releases/ That would be nice to support them, such as linux/arm64(Mac M1) and linux/arm/v7(Raspberry Pi), also. There would be many devel...
over 2 years ago in CLI 0 Not under consideration

Have a test page to allow clients to test ping and latancy to each datacenter

Something like https://cloudpingtest.com/digital_ocean which allow the client to see the basic network stats from its location to all IBM DC. And have all the information at glance, and not like the looking glass page, where you need to test manua...
about 1 year ago in Network 0 Not under consideration

AppID User API Query based on Date Created

We currently query the AppID User Management APIs to get a list of users to then write to our database. As there is not a delta field available we have to load all of the user data everyday. Instead I'd like to query for new users based on date cr...
over 1 year ago in Identity and Access Management 1 Future consideration

Make `idle_in_transaction_session_timeout` a configurable setting in databases for postgres

Real life scenario application has a bug that causes a DB transaction to never be closed postgres needs to keep old tuple versions for as long the transction is open autovaccum can't delete old tuples tables start to get bloated performance degrad...
almost 3 years ago in Databases 1 Not under 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...
over 1 year ago in Account Management 1 Not under consideration

Support Ticket Access Rights

We require a more granular access for IBM Cloud account users to be able to update/edit support cases they’ve been added to by the ticket creator but limited only to update or edit the ticket to which they’ve been assigned. They should not be able...
over 1 year ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Future consideration

Add-on update on the fly for custom storage class

Recently we did an update of add-on vpc-block-csi-driver to version 4.2 and we noticed that all default storage classes are now extendable, I mean all have allowVolumeExpansion:true parameter. Some other changes also have been done and all "on the...
almost 2 years ago in  0 Future consideration

Get Notifications events via API

Currently the only way to notify maintenance events is via mail and unidirectionally or by entering the web. There is no way to consult via API (or in any other way) the maintenance / events bulletin. It would be of great help if this bulletin is ...
over 1 year ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Functionality already exists