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IBM Cloud - Structured Ideas


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Cloud and its products. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Provide Internet access on PowerVS without Internet publishing

When we don't add Internet access to our network settings we are not able to download PTFs, fixes, updates or install open source tools, unless we set an instance with this features or jump to VPC landing zone and use a VRA or proxy VM. It would b...
5 months ago in Virtual Servers 2 Needs more information

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)
5 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Needs more information

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...
6 months ago in Compute 0 Planned for future release

SSH Keys Visible Across Workspaces

SSH Keys are visible across Power Workspaces despite of zone or region. It should be only visible inside the particular workspace only.
6 months ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

Storage template for Hitachi storage in IBM Cloud Satellite

Add supported storage template for Hitachi storage in IBM Cloud Satellite. There is a existing CSI https://knowledge.hitachivantara.com/Documents/Adapters_and_Drivers/Storage_Adapters_and_Drivers/Containers/Storage_Plug-in_for_Containers. This wou...
6 months ago in Satellite 0 Under review

Filter query for resources within a Satellite location

This is critical for the Satellite service to ensure that all downstream services in a Satellite Location are removed before allowing the location to be removed (related to the Stratos effort with Power Virtual Workspace and Storage as a Service) ...
6 months ago in Core Platform Services 1 Planned for future release

A Very Unique Thermoelectric generator (It Can Absorb Heat from Electrical Devices or Sun or Air, And Convert It into Electricity)

This thermoelectric generator can be used with all electrical and electronic devices. Because this thermoelectric generator is able to work as a cooling unit for these devices. By absorbing excess heat and converting it into electrical energy that...
6 months ago in Power 1 Not under consideration

Request for disclosure of knowledge regarding various XenTools issues held by IBM Cloud Support

Currently, our customers are trying to upgrade Xen Tools on VSI. However, they are encountering various difficulties. I'm guessing that IBM Cloud support has also received various inquiries about upgrading XenTools. As a result, I think IBM Cloud ...
6 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

End of LIfe and End of support extension notification

Recently we noticed that Red hat openshift version 4.10 End of life date was set as nov 30th 2023 but suddenly without an intimation it was changed to Jan 2024.we are setting strict upgrade target dates to our clients and when suddenly a change in...
6 months ago in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 1 Planned for future release

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...
7 months ago in Databases 0 Not under consideration