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Compute

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Power image capture/import/export should support more than one concurrent operation

We build custom images of AIX and Linux (based on IBM stock images) for creating our VMs in our IBM Cloud Power Systems Virtual Servers workspaces. The process of building a new VM, customizing it, capturing that as an image, creating a new VM fro...
10 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

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
over 7 years ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Provide a reliable method to identify instance storage disks attached to VSIs on the disk driver level.

Identifying instance storage disks attached to VSIs in IBM Cloud is currently not straightforward on the disk driver level. The suggested solutions from IBM all have their drawbacks and are not reliable from a long-term perspective. The solutions ...
6 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

ibmcloud pi service-list should show Unauthorized error message if appropriate rather than an empty result

When I used the API key for a Service ID we had created, no workspaces were listed: $ ibmcloud pi service-list Listing services under account [REDACTED] as user ... No instances found in the current account. This is wrong in two ways: 1. There is ...
10 months ago in Power 0 Is a defect

Version WPAR

WPAR is a supported product from Power Systems brand. With WPAR, client can run multiple virtual LPARs within an LPAR. It's like running containers within a VM. Currently all WPARs ( vritual lpars ) within an LPAR must be at the same level. In pre...
about 1 year ago in Power 1 Not under consideration

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 ...
about 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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 4 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...
about 6 years ago in Compute 1 Not under consideration

Add ISO virtual media support to PowerVS

A virtual ISO media repository could be amazing for install , migrate and restore purposes . Please add this feature to PowerVS
2 months ago in Power 0 Not under consideration