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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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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 ...
12 months ago in Power 0 Is a defect

ibmcloud CLI for arm architecture

Currently, ibmcloud CLI does NOT support ARM architecture: https://github.com/IBM-Cloud/ibm-cloud-cli-release/releases/ That would be nice to support them, such as linux/arm64(Mac M1) and linux/arm/v7(Raspberry Pi), also. There would be many devel...
over 2 years ago in CLI 0 Not under consideration

Add Cloud Shell access with Trusted Profiles

Our client has decided to use Trusted Profiles to perform our logins in the portal of IBM Cloud as this way we don't need to have local users and this method is preferred over Dynamic rules. We have tried Trusted Profiles and many things work perf...
over 2 years ago in CLI 0 Not under consideration

Add "Create a support case" button at chat box

The support case need be opened when the issues or questions are not able to solve or answered during the chat. It takes time for supports or client to create case at ServiceNow. Adding "create support case" button at chat box will make easier to ...
over 1 year ago in Templates & Best Practises 1 Future consideration

Make `idle_in_transaction_session_timeout` a configurable setting in databases for postgres

Real life scenario application has a bug that causes a DB transaction to never be closed postgres needs to keep old tuple versions for as long the transction is open autovaccum can't delete old tuples tables start to get bloated performance degrad...
almost 3 years ago in Databases 1 Not under consideration

Re-introduce a free limited time account for trial use

We have a problem. Since the demise of the Lite account, users who want to try out IBM Cloud need to provide credit card details. However, first, many people are put off adding their credit card details and second, many are being rejected, for rea...
over 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Database for Redis - multiple members in read-only mode

Because our workload is in 95% read-only, and only 5% are writes, we would benefit with different setup - have one member as read/write node, and multiple others as read only - similar what Redis Sentinel is doing.
4 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

AppID User API Query based on Date Created

We currently query the AppID User Management APIs to get a list of users to then write to our database. As there is not a delta field available we have to load all of the user data everyday. Instead I'd like to query for new users based on date cr...
over 1 year ago in Identity and Access Management 1 Future consideration

Reduce need to re authenticate when 2 factor is enabled

We are using 2 factor authentication to sign in to IBMs cloud. This is enabled both for the web ui and for the cli. Our team uses an authenticator app for the second factor. This authentication setup requires re-authentication too often. I am unsu...
over 1 year ago in Account Management 1 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)
4 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Needs more information