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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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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 3 years ago in Virtual Servers 2 Functionality already exists

Provide larger swap disks with VM instances

Currently IBM provides a "swap" disk (labelled as such in both the portal and Windows) of only 2GB, regardless of VM instance size. This is too small to actually function as a swap disk for the vast majority of VMs. Indeed Windows will ignore this...
11 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

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 ...
3 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...
3 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...
3 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

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...
3 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information

Make DS8K storage available in IBM PowerVS to provide organizations with high-performance storage options for their workloads.

It is useful because DS8K storage offers high-performance and reliability features that can benefit organizations with demanding workloads. Organizations using IBM PowerVS would benefit from this availability as it provides them with a storage opt...
3 months ago in Power 0 Future consideration

Implement IASP flash copy

It is useful because it allows for efficient data replication and enables organizations to manage their data effectively in the IBM Cloud environment. Organizations using IBM Cloud would benefit from this feature as it ensures quick and reliable d...
3 months ago in Power 0 Functionality already exists

Enable Monitoring for ESXi Running on Classic BareMetal Servers and Extend PowerVS Monitoring in Tor01, MON01, Dallas 12 and WDC7

Hello, based on the request from support team, I request to enable Monitoring for ESXi Running on Classic BareMetal Servers and Extend PowerVS Monitoring in Tor01, MON01, Dallas 12 and WDC7. We have few customers who are aggressively looking to mi...
4 months ago in Bare Metal 1 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)
4 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Needs more information