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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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Establish and achieve RPO/RTO targets in IBM PowerVS to ensure efficient and timely data recovery and minimize data loss in case of disruptions.

It is useful because it allows organizations to define and meet their Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) targets, ensuring minimal data loss and faster recovery in case of any system failures or disasters. Organizatio...
6 months ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

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)
7 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

SSH Keys Visible Across Workspaces

SSH Keys are visible across Power Workspaces despite of zone or region. It should be only visible inside the particular workspace only.
7 months ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

IBM Cloud (and specifically PowerVS) data centre in MEA region

Request for PowerVS service (and IBM Cloud) offering in MEA data centers for customers in the region.​ Almost all of the Hyperscalers have DCs across MEA. In order to compete with them, there has to be a least one DC in MEA. Current closest DC for...
about 2 years ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

Details behind error condition with LPARs in PowerVS

Example: Attempted to deploy 2 LPARs in PowerVS, one would consistently fail - going into error state, with no other details. Tried a number of times to redeploy the one LPAR with the same result. Atempted the next day and it worked. . I checked w...
about 3 years ago in Power 51 Not under consideration

Stop recommending a Java applet for KVM access

Java applets have been banned by most browsers for several years. Getting one running is enormously difficult. Yet the KVM for your VSIs (which runs bog-standard unencrypted VNC) still pushes the use of a Java applet and someone has to dig through...
almost 5 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Provide a path to migrate a virtual machine between regions

On dW Answers, a customer said that they need the ability to migrate their VM from US South to EU-GB. You can see the thread at the following URL: https://developer.ibm.com/answers/questions/249398/migrating-vm-between-us-south-and-uk-region.html
almost 8 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

cancellation protection for Compute

Today, I cancelled the server by mistake. If IBM Cloud IaaS has the ability to protect against unintentional deletion, you will reduce some troubles. I think it will be useful for administrators who manage many servers. like AWS EC2 Termination pr...
over 6 years ago in Compute 1 Not under consideration

Need VMs resource ID on Event Activity Tracker Log

Hi We are not getting VMs resource ID in LogDNA payload. I have observed that for every resource we didn't get resource ID. we need resource ID for get specific resource details.
about 4 years ago in Compute 1 Not under 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,...
about 4 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration