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Please list incidents which can cause customer impact on Notifications in the portal .

When there is back bone issue, now IBM Cloud does not notify it to the customer because they cannot know which customer gets impacted.
11 months ago in Network 2 Functionality already exists

VPC Bandwidth

Currently the VPC infrastructure has no place to track outbound traffic, if this generates any costs. I have a Kubernets service that needs to measure the amount of GB used per month, but unfortunately there is no place that can get this informati...
9 months ago in  0 Future consideration

Granular usage details including vApp name

We deploy many vApps with unique names from templates causing all the VMs to have the same names regardless of which vApp they are in. For billing, we are unable to compare our usage data from in-house to IBM usage data because the data provided b...
9 months ago in Billing 0 Planned for future release

Synchronous mirroring over 2 locations in one IBM Cloud site for block data as a foundation for availability

Background Currently we running + 100 customers with one or several LPARS each (Power Server with IBMi). We would like to migrate to IBM Cloud. These customers run mainly their ERP system in IBMi. The ERP system acts like a business hub, with a lo...
over 2 years ago in Block Storage 1 Planned for future release

Include quick access to Terraform code in all service creation screens.

This feature would be useful for developers and SREs looking to automate service creation. It should be as simple as possible. I propose that the Terraform logo is placed beside the Docs link under the service name (see in included mock screenshot).
about 1 year ago in DevOps 2 Planned for future release

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.
3 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

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

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)
3 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Needs more information

Need ability to move and delete Enterprise Account Account Groups

We currently have an Enterprise Account and organize accounts for billing using its hierarchy capabilities via Account Groups. We can create, move and rename most things but cannot move or delete Account Groups. This means our Enterprise Account n...
over 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Availability of Ubuntu images with GPU drivers

Can the cloud virtualization team put out an OS image of Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04 with the GPU drivers installed, so that one can start the VM and the GPU just works? That would be of immense helps for customers - currently it takes some trial and er...
3 months ago in Compute 0 Planned for future release