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Version WPAR

WPAR is a supported product from Power Systems brand. With WPAR, client can run multiple virtual LPARs within an LPAR. It's like running containers within a VM. Currently all WPARs ( vritual lpars ) within an LPAR must be at the same level. In pre...
over 1 year ago in Power 1 Not under consideration

Have a test page to allow clients to test ping and latancy to each datacenter

Something like https://cloudpingtest.com/digital_ocean which allow the client to see the basic network stats from its location to all IBM DC. And have all the information at glance, and not like the looking glass page, where you need to test manua...
over 1 year ago in Network 0 Not under consideration

More Details needed for Storage upgrade

Hello, When we make a storage increase on a datastore, we receive an invoice with the final amount of storage configured. For example, if we upgrade form 15 TB to 20 TB, we receive a notification with the final storage space : --------------------...
over 1 year ago in Ordering 0 Not under consideration

we are looking for the creation of snapshots of vpc server automatically using backup policy at exact time of cron entry.

Hello, We created the backup plan and backup policy in test environment and found that it is taking 1 hr interval time around the enter cron entry to take automatic snapshot. Can you please add the feature to take the automatic snapshot on exact c...
almost 2 years ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 1 Not under 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...
almost 2 years ago in Account Management 1 Not under consideration

We need a REST and CLI interface to generate API keys for the account owner and other functional/service IDs.

I am part of a team that manages over 1 hundred IBM Cloud accounts and counting. We have automated all the steps of configuring a new account, e.g., resource groups, access groups, access policies, inviting users. But creating an API key requires ...
almost 2 years ago in Account Management 4 Not under consideration

IBM Cloud 2FA Prompt Less Frequently

The current implementation of 2FA prompting is inconsistent and regularly prompts too frequently (sometimes as little as < ten minutes). Requesting a prompt after an hour seems more appropriate.
almost 2 years ago in Identity and Access Management 4 Not under consideration

Hide "CANCELED" accounts from IBM Cloud UI's 'select account' drop down

Similar to the IDEA-I-3516 (for CLI), please "hide" (filter out) any IBM Cloud accounts (IMS Account ID + Account Name) from the UI's "select account" drop down list (the one between the "Manage" drop down and the "IBM Cloud Shell" icon in the upp...
almost 2 years ago in UX and Console 2 Not under consideration

IBM Cloud (and specifically PowerVS) data centre in MEA region

Request for PowerVS service (and IBM Cloud) offering in MEA data centers for customers in the region.​ Almost all of the Hyperscalers have DCs across MEA. In order to compete with them, there has to be a least one DC in MEA. Current closest DC for...
about 2 years ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

Notification for BCS/FCS B side failure

We heard that the emergency announce will be reported only when BCS/FCS both A/B side are on failure, and there are no announcement when only BCS/FCS B side failure is on failure. But I want a announcement. Because we are using both BCS/FCS and wh...
about 2 years ago in VLAN 0 Not under consideration