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IBM Cloud - Structured Ideas

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New region status

It seems IBM Cloud release new region : AP-North. Currently I can order Kubernetes Service in AP-North region and Multi-regions in TOK02 04 05. Then I can select AP-North region for Cloudant. I am sure the services can be ordered from
over 5 years ago in Core Platform Services 2 Delivered

put firewall before load balancer

i am using IAAS and PAAS both in project use IAAS for MS SQL and PAAS for code but unfortunately no firewall support form IBM side
almost 6 years ago in  1 Delivered

Add leading zero to host numbering in IBM Cloud for VMware

The hostname numbering when creating a VCS cluster and adding hosts should be in format where the hostnames display with leading zeros for the number. For example, the first hostname should be esxi00, not esxi0. This allows the hostnames to be sor...
almost 6 years ago in VMware Solutions 0 Delivered

Provide extended storage for SAP HANA bare metal servers to allow dual use as QA and DR

It is common cost saving architecture in large SAP HANA deployments to enable dual use of HANA systems and QA and DR.In this scenario the QA box is running in the DR DC and additionally receives the life data replication of the prod environment.So...
about 6 years ago in Bare Metal 2 Delivered

IP White Listing for Cloud Object Storage

Fluor Corporation: Opportunity # TB-HD2S2H7 for $1.6M requires IP White listing support for S3 API calls to COS Public cloud in cross regional configuration. It is desirable if this feature was available on all public cloud solutions. The idea bei...
about 6 years ago in Cloud Object Storage 0 Delivered

Static web site from S3 with custom domain

Modern web sites or web applications are basically static web sites. To use them all that is necessary is storage and a domain to make it work without the need of making aplication server. This is a common feature that we can find in other service...
about 6 years ago in File Storage 1 Delivered

Log Analysis Custom Parsing

There is no option for custom parsing of logs generated by IBM Cloud Services. Would rather set the logs that are only needed for the service instead of having a large volume of unneeded logs.
over 6 years ago in Logging and Monitoring 1 Delivered

Metric Monitoring Separating data

Metrics are collected at either a space or an account level. Collecting at a space level means that you cannot compare data across Armada clusters. At an account level means you can't limit access.
over 6 years ago in  1 Delivered

Watson IoT Platform System Topic for Error Messages

Currently some limited error information is available as part of the device dashboard. However, this requires that the Watson IoT Platform can correctly identify the device during the authentication process. Even when displayed in the device log e...
over 6 years ago in  0 Delivered

Authentication to access CDN

We have inquired few times from customers about authentication user ID or global IP address to access CDN. SoftLayer and AWS also are not currently support of white list based CDN accessing. Have you ever seen such a inquiry?
over 6 years ago in  2 Delivered