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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 (

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Invoice enhancement: Invoice type

Customer request: Include the invoice type (i.e. New, Recurring, One-Time-Charge, Credit or Refund) in the invoice to match what is seen in the portal
over 5 years ago in  3 Not under consideration

Invoice enhancement: Grouping items

Group the items logically to provide clarity in what services are displayed as separate items in the invoice (currently, these include New services and Cloud Object Storage)
over 5 years ago in  1 Not under consideration

Invoice enhancement: Changes during billing period

Customer request: If Item changes during billing period make clear how much was consumed before and after the change, and any extra charges applied for the change operation
over 5 years ago in  3 Not under consideration

Change Kubernetes worker node machine type in place

This is derived from a GitHub issue for the IBM Cloud terraform provider. The request there is to make it possible to change the machine type of the worker nodes of a Kubernetes cluster. It is not possible to change the machine type via terraform ...
over 5 years ago in Containers 8 Not under consideration

Invoice enhancement: Display tags

Request to display the list of tags or the "given name" of the resource (hostname, name of load balancer, name of object storage bucket, etc.). There is a need for multiple tagging use cases, but the top priority is for billing information.
over 5 years ago in Core Platform Services 3 Not under consideration

We want all message hub logs in kibana board and count also.

No description provided
over 5 years ago in  3 Not under consideration

M set cryptography use for cryptocurrency

SHA-256 is the "padlock" mechanism inside cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, and while it does the job for now, its based on a generating engine that has some faults, namely different inputs giving the same outputs technically called collisions. The S...
over 5 years ago in  0 Not under consideration

MailFile Size and MailQuota information for service only users

No description provided
over 5 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Not under consideration

bx/automated help output

In your documentation is mentioned, that a command is incorrect usage should print out the help page: The help page is defined by that str...
over 5 years ago in CLI 4 Not under consideration

IBM Cloud configuration audit API access for Nessus

We currently use IBM Cloud (bluemix and softlayer services). However there is no single way to audit our cloud configuration as a whole. Tools like Nessus allows us to scan our cloud configuration using api key/secret combination. However this f...
over 5 years ago in Core Platform Services 2 Not under consideration