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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

IBM Cloud Support Center (https://cloud.ibm.com/unifiedsupport/cases/form) – Use this site for any IBM Cloud defect or support need.

Stack Overflow (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ibm-cloud) – Use this site for IBM Cloud technical Q&A using the tag "ibm-cloud".

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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Virtual Servers

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Identifying a VPC Gen 2 Block Storage from inside a VSI

Hi as a Cloud Operator, I woule like to build some VSI on VPC Gen 2 (Linux and Windows) with several volumes attached during the provisioning step. Some of them have the same size but different functions. So I need to know which VPC Block Storage ...
almost 3 years ago in Virtual Servers 2 Functionality already exists

Allow to connect to the IBM Cloud portal from VPC and PowerVS instances (without Internet access)

Sometimes we need to automate or script some actions on our VMs or LPARs for backup, restore, and management purposes. It would be great to connect to the portal using the CLI or APIs pointing to a local address (maybe the gateway)
2 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Needs more information

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 ...
3 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Add webhook uri to Transient virtual servers IBM Cloud Interface

It's usefull to be able to add/remove a webhook url from the IBM Cloud Portal Interface for Transient virtual servers and not using just the Softlayer API SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest::setTransientWebhook.
10 months ago in Virtual Servers 2 Future consideration

Classic instructor VSI configuration check when changing configuration

Since it is used from Softlayer itself, vCPU and RAM can be selected respectively, Selecting 32GB of RAM from the pulldown did not cause an error. Therefore, I thought that I could order without problems and adjusted the work. However, in reality,...
almost 4 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Lack of local storage Scalability for virtual servers (VSI)

We are using different compute and storage resources on IBM Cloud.Unfortunately SAN based Storage for VSI's as well as Performance/Endurance storage, periodically impacted by high Network utilization, and our Production systems freezing.That is wh...
over 5 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Fix Virtual Servers console pages for Safari browser

In Safari (v 9.1.1) on OS X 1) the Overview tab shows several panels overwriting each other so it is unreadable whereas Chrome shows them just fine. 2) The "MEMORY UTILIZATION" and "NETWORK IN (BYTES/SECOND)" panels of the Monitoring tab are scal...
over 7 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration