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Ability to initiate an AIX memory dump on a non-responsive LPAR

When an LPAR becomes non-responsive AIX Support requires a system dump for analysis. With direct access to a HMC this is a simple operation, either through the GUI or in the CLI via the chsysstate command. The PowerVS CLI provides the "pi instance...
about 2 years ago in Power 9 Planned for future release

Add 'Replace text' function in LogDNA parsing rule or view template

Useful for when you cannot control the source of the logs but need to replace strings such as UUIDs with human readable names.
about 2 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

Console for PowerVS via IBMCloud GUI

This idea was created a while back (IDEA-I-3218), and closed, with the only real comment from a developer being that they were not responsible for PowerVS. I should also comment that this problem only really applies to booting the PowerVS instance...
about 2 years ago in Virtual Servers 13 Planned for future release

ibmcloud CLI cos plugin: add command to get bucket configuration / metadata

Currently the only way to get the bucket total number of objects and total size as is: In the IBM Cloud Portal web UI go to the bucket configuration Manually calling the API with curl https://config.cloud-object-storage.cloud.ibm.com/v1/b/{my-buck...
2 months ago in CLI 1 Future consideration

All Users IBM Cloud Activities Must be Recorder in Activity Logs and should be visible based on new RBAC policies

All Users IBM Cloud Activities Must be Recorded somewhere in IBM Cloud Activity Logs and should be visible based on new RBAC policies. Reason - Indivisual users does individual tasks on various IBM cloud services but there is no single pane of gla...
10 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 4 Functionality already exists

Disable Promotion and Credits View to All Users

Hi, All users are able to see Promotions and Credit page by design. IBM should make a permission check, it should be disabled to every single user in the account. All users in the account are not mandatory supposed to view any financial or billing...
10 months ago in Billing 2 Future consideration

Add Vitess as Product

Vitess is a mysql compatible scalable Cloudnative Database. As Developers of Cloudnative Telco AAA Systems the performance of the system highly depends of the performance of the database. Local tests show good performance and we would like to have...
about 1 year ago in Databases 1 Not under consideration

Option to adjust max_prepared_stmt_count in MySQL ICD

As Developers of Cloudnative Telco AAA Systems the performance of the system highly depends of the performance of the database.To compensate for higher latency in cloud database and to further scale the performance we increase connections.The data...
about 1 year ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

Add VSI host name to audit logs in IBM Cloud Activity Tracker with LogDNA

Currently only the VSI host IP address is in the log context, however also having the host name in there would make it a lot better when using with alerts. Was requested to post this here by IBM Cloud support.
2 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

Have the Failover check "down-after-milliseconds" Sentinel attribute to be Customer configurable

The down-after-milliseconds is the time in milliseconds an instance should not be reachable (either does not reply to our PINGs or it is replying with an error) for a Sentinel starting to think it is down. Currently we are unable to configure/chan...
2 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration