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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Cloud Support Center (https://cloud.ibm.com/unifiedsupport/cases/form) – Use this site for any IBM Cloud defect or support need.

Stack Overflow (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ibm-cloud) – Use this site for IBM Cloud technical Q&A using the tag "ibm-cloud".

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Local or Toll Free Number to contact IBM Cloud Support from the UK

Currently the only way to contact IBM Cloud directly via telephone is on the +1-866-403-7638 number which is Toll free from the US, but chargeable in the UK (and anywhere outside of the US I assume). If you have extended support calls and you are ...
almost 2 years ago in Support 1 Future consideration

BM user Password Expiry Policy

Currently Bluemix does not have any password expiry policy. Customer from Finance domain has requested to have a password expiry policy (configurable if possible) for BM users.
almost 7 years ago in Administration 2 Not under consideration

Add functionality to move a app to a different space.

Today there is no way to move an existing application from one space to another space using the Bluemix UI. Instead you have to redeploy your application using the CLI to a new space. This task, while it seems simple enough, can be a bit challengi...
over 7 years ago in Core Platform Services / DevOps 2 Not under consideration

Make `idle_in_transaction_session_timeout` a configurable setting in databases for postgres

Real life scenario application has a bug that causes a DB transaction to never be closed postgres needs to keep old tuple versions for as long the transction is open autovaccum can't delete old tuples tables start to get bloated performance degrad...
over 2 years ago in Databases 1 Not under consideration

Change the percentage of traffic per revision via GUI on "Code Engine".

I want to change the percentage of traffic per revision via GUI on "Code Engine”. So this feature makes to easy deploy (ex. canary release) Cloud Run(GCP) has been able to do that. I think Code Engine needs similar feature too.
about 3 years ago in Containers 1 Future consideration

Please add R language runtime in catalog

Adding R language runtime will ease you to capture more users of that language. Thank you.
over 7 years ago in  2 Not under consideration

Provide the ability to change the default domain

By default, Bluemix dedicated is configured to use a *mybluemix.net URL for all applications. As this resides on our internal network, the preference would be to use our own internal domain suffixes and not expose the *mybluemix.net suffix as an o...
over 7 years ago in Core Platform Services 2 Not under consideration

Monitoring shared pool utilization

I would like to know the real/effective CPU utilization PowerVS shared pool in IBM Cloud. I have LPARs in pools that are lacking of compute. Before adding additionnal CE to those LPARs I need to know/validate if shared pool are correctly sized, an...
26 days ago in Power 1 Under review

IBM VPC Console VSI Search Field Issue -

There is issue in display of IBM VPC Console VSI Search Field. I learnt from IBM support team that API does not support search/sorting on VPC, the UI has limitations to do search after a user reaches 200 resources on a table, the search field and ...
about 2 months ago in Virtual Servers 1 Is a defect

Virtualization of High Cost Hardware

Moving hardware solutions to virtual changes our costs from fixed to a variable based on traffic, and customers, and consolidates our platform to our SDN. This allows us to pay for license when in use versus "sinking" the cost of a full router and...
6 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration