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Current boot option is not viewable from PowerVS like it is on the HMC.

It is possible to change the boot option from PowerVS, but there is no way to view what the current setting is. To ensure it is set correctly, one must change to the desired setting then trust that it was set correctly before rebooting the virtual...
9 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

When configuring ODF through Satellite, it would be great to have the assignment automatically label the storage nodes correctly so other workloads outside of ODF do not run there.

Today when using Satellite, if you want to setup storage nodes so they are separate from application nodes, you have to perform a config, then assignment, and then you will have to run a script on the cluster to label/taint the nodes correct as de...
about 1 year ago in Satellite 2 Planned for future release

Request to improve the behavior of unsubscribing from IBMcloud notification emails

When you click the URL to cancel the notification email of IBMcloud, I want you to display a confirmation screen.
11 months ago in Support 0 Future consideration

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...
about 2 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

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

Snapshot and Volume sharing between accounts

As a SaaS Provider, I would like to provide my customers with the ability to create snapshots and save the data into another (SaaS) account. For customers, it enables an easy migration between accounts (think M&A or multiple account strategy) ...
about 2 months ago in Block Storage 1 Planned for future release

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

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

Ticket support - expand "Text area" with new row

Expand the “Text Area” "Add Comment here" dedicated to comments when responding to tickets to support.Only 4 lines are currently displayed
about 2 months ago in Support 0 Under review