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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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VM hibernation capability for IBM VPC instances

Introduce the ability to hibernate Windows or Linux VMs in the IBM Cloud VPC infrastructure. This would persist the memory state of the VM, effectively stopping the VM and halting hourly billing. Currently, when a VM is stopped, without hibernatio...
4 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Future consideration

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 ...
9 months ago in Virtual Servers 1 Future consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future 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

ibmcloud CLI for arm architecture

Currently, ibmcloud CLI does NOT support ARM architecture: https://github.com/IBM-Cloud/ibm-cloud-cli-release/releases/ That would be nice to support them, such as linux/arm64(Mac M1) and linux/arm/v7(Raspberry Pi), also. There would be many devel...
almost 3 years ago in CLI 0 Not under consideration

Allow "name" reference for CLI rather than requiring ID

Every single command within the CLI should be able to reference the name rather than just the ID. The ID is an IBM Guid and not something that can be pulled from memory so is of no value when working in the CLI.
almost 3 years ago in CLI 1 Future consideration

Improve the new Bluemix console

The new console has bad design! it wastes so much of my screen and displays way less information than the current console. About 1/3 of my screen width is wasted by empty space. Why? Columns that display number of instances or amount of memory a...
almost 8 years ago in Core Platform Services 3 Not under consideration

Add comment field in SecurityGroup- and ACL-Rules

We have a lot (>100 rules) in several ACLs and we also have a lot of SecurityGroups which also contains a lot of rules. Currently it is not possible to add a comment to these rules which makes it difficult to identify the reason and the rationa...
4 months ago in Security 1 Future consideration

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...
8 months ago in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 1 Planned for future release

Clean up "Remote Commands" section

When I order a new Baremetal I see in the 'Remote Management' section the information of the restarts that preceded my order. I suggest cleaning up the 'Remote commands' section when a server is decommissioned.
10 months ago in Bare Metal 1