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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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Add a "mkvterm" console option to the IBM Cloud CLI "power-iaas" plugin for AIX

Add and option to IBM CLOUD CLI - Power-IaaS plugin, so we can access the "mkvterm" command on NovaLink/PowerVS and AIX intances. The Web console has no cut&paste feature and the time-out can be annoying with long-running processes (ie: instal...
3 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

Provide Internet access on PowerVS without Internet publishing

When we don't add Internet access to our network settings we are not able to download PTFs, fixes, updates or install open source tools, unless we set an instance with this features or jump to VPC landing zone and use a VRA or proxy VM. It would b...
3 months ago in Virtual Servers 2 Needs more information

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...
over 1 year 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...
over 1 year 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...
over 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 ...
almost 3 years ago in Virtual Servers 2 Functionality already exists

Achieve HITRUST certification for IBM PowerVS to demonstrate compliance with industry-leading security and privacy standards, as defined by the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF).

It is useful because obtaining HITRUST certification demonstrates that organizations using IBM PowerVS adhere to the highest security and privacy standards defined by the HITRUST CSF, ensuring the protection of sensitive data and meeting industry ...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Obtain FedRamp certification for IBM PowerVS to comply with the rigorous security standards defined by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRamp).

It is useful because achieving FedRamp certification ensures that organizations using IBM PowerVS meet the stringent security requirements defined by FedRamp, allowing them to work with federal government agencies and handle sensitive data securel...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Attain FISMA compliance in IBM PowerVS to meet the security requirements mandated by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

It is useful because achieving FISMA compliance ensures that organizations using IBM PowerVS meet the security standards and controls mandated by FISMA, protecting sensitive information, and meeting regulatory requirements. Organizations operating...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Introduce Db2 Mirror functionality in IBM PowerVS to provide organizations with high availability and real-time data replication capabilities for their Db2 databases.

DB2 Mirror is a critical aspect of high uptime and workload management. It is useful because Db2 Mirror enables continuous data availability, minimizing downtime and ensuring data consistency in case of database failures. Organizations using IBM P...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information