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The Current IBM CIS Benchmark Scan has a bug/flaw in few of the Controls

1) Ensure Cloud Object Storage encryption is enabled with BYOK Ensure Cloud Object Storage encryption is enabled with KYOK Ensure Block Storage is encrypted with BYOK Ensure Block Storage is encrypted with KYOK These 4 controls Due to a flaw in...
about 1 month ago in Storage 0 Future consideration

Database storage scale down

Cost control makes it sometime necessary to scale down IBM Cloud Database instance following database maintenance, application optimization or defect resolution. This feature is not available on most IBM Cloud Databases (PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL...
4 months ago in Databases 0 Not under 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...
5 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...
5 months ago in Billing 2 Future consideration

Enable Default Email Alerts Capabilities in Monitoring Services

Enable Default Email Alerts Capabilities in Monitoring Services. Useful to send emails from native monitoring services.
7 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 5 Functionality already exists

automatic IKS worker replacement as a response to a certain metric (classic or VPC infrastructure)

While operating IBM Kubernetes (IKS) clusters (classsic infrastructure) we have run several times into a situation where IKS worker nodes start under-performing. We notice performance issues that are usually visible as: Read timeouts while perform...
7 months ago in Kubernetes Service 0 Future consideration

VMware Solution Day 2 Actions Capabilities

Hi, as a customer of IBM Cloud, we offer VMware Solutions reselling to our customers. Customers who have cost considerations use shared infra services meaning multiple tenants hosted on a single compute cluster. To provide services to multiple cus...
9 months ago in VMware Solutions 0 Not under consideration

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

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

Show ibmcloud cli equivalent command for an order

When ordering something from the WEB-UI show in the UI a summarized of the order as ibmcloud cli command, so that this order can be reproduced or repeated automatically if need. So if I need to order 10 baremetal node, I can "generate" the cli fro...
about 1 year ago in CLI 1 Planned for future release