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Overall System’s responses are always too slow.How do I get a quick operation?

1.**Please describe the problem you are experiencing in detail.** Overall System’s responses are always too slow.How do I get a quick operation? [a]Screen display of each action on IBM Cloud takes about 5 sec to 1 min. ex. ・Have to always wait to ...
6 months ago in Compute 0 Future consideration

Allow generation of VSI performance stats from CLI

Currently the performance report can only be generated from the UI. Being able to do it from the cli would allow it to be scripted and automated.
6 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Future 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...
over 3 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 5 years ago in Compute 1 Not under consideration

Enable AIX LPAR reboot with a dump option for a hung server.

We had a situation that AIX server was hung and rebooted the server. Customer requested for RCA of server hung. AIX Vendor support team could not able to provide the RCA as the server was not rebooted with dump option. The AIX server was not reboo...
10 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

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...
11 months 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...
almost 2 years ago in Power 51 Not under consideration

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 ...
about 2 years ago in Virtual Servers 1 Needs more information

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.
23 days ago in Virtual Servers 1 Needs more information

Ubuntu20 support for classic infrastructure

Recently we got email about EOL for Ubuntu16. So the only option will be Ubuntu18 soon. We need to resetup plenty of servers, so it would be great to go with Ubuntu20 at once
over 2 years ago in Compute 0 Planned for future release