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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...
almost 2 years ago in Virtual Servers 13 Planned for future release

Enable Default Email Alerts Capabilities in Monitoring Services

Enable Default Email Alerts Capabilities in Monitoring Services. Useful to send emails from native monitoring services.
9 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 5 Functionality already exists

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...
almost 2 years ago in Power 9 Planned for future release

Support staged deprecation of ICD resources (i.e. allow users to designate ICD resources as 'non-prod' and 'prod')

Want way to designate ICD resources as 'non-prod' (vs. 'prod') so that when deprecation of older versioned resources occur (like Rabbit 3.9 happening today on Sept 21st), the 'non-prod' flagged resources can be deprecated a week or two earlier. Th...
7 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

automatic IKS worker replacement as a response to a certain metric (classic or VPC infrastructure)

While operating IBM Kubernetes (IKS) clusters (classsic infrastructure) we have run several times into a situation where IKS worker nodes start under-performing. We notice performance issues that are usually visible as: Read timeouts while perform...
9 months ago in Kubernetes Service 0 Future consideration

VPC application load balancer idle-timeout-value

We are using VPC application(db2wh) load balancer on OpenShift IBM cloud environment and some of the job needs connection to be open for more than the maximum acceptable value (i.e. 7200sec.) using annotation - service.kubernetes.io/ibm-load-balan...
7 months ago in Load Balancer 0 Functionality already exists

Increase VPC Remote Security Group Limit

Within your VPC, there are two ways to grant and allow network traffic: Security Groups (SG) and Access Control Lists (ACL). We prefer to use the SGs because they are stateless and their use results in fewer rules which makes understanding our sec...
about 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

Storage area - export CSV/XLS

it would be utilile to implement beautiful various subsections Storage ( Block Storage / Files Storage ) implement an xls/csv export.
about 2 months ago in Storage 1 Needs more information

OpenAPI definitions for all IBM Cloud services should be publicly available

https://cloud.ibm.com/docs?tab=api-docs Current OpenAPI definitions for IBM Cloud services are available at above page. Customers do not have access to collated GITHUB Repo where IBM Cloud maintains OpenAPI definition of all IBM CLoud services. ht...
over 1 year ago in Documentation 2 Future consideration

VPC Load balancer Pool Member down alert not showing on sysdig

These are defects and will be handled as a Jira. Pls see https://github.ibm.com/NetworkTribe/ELBaaS-VPC/issues/10011 Point: 1. If we configure an alert on PRD LB, we are not able to pinpoint the exact source of the 500 error. Point 2: If we config...
8 months ago in Load Balancer 5 Is a defect