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Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well

Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well. I want to configure and monitor my infrastructure from one dashboard only from a single region using cloud native services.
9 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Future consideration

accept PO box billing addresses in standard format

When inputing the billing address for my IBM Cloud payment method, if my billing address is a PO box, then the IBM Cloud website should accept that address. Currently, the IBM Cloud website explicitly states that it does not accept PO boxes. This ...
9 months ago in Billing 0 Future consideration

Allow more fine grained permissions for Code Engine

Trying to configure a Service ID to just have access to update Secrets (so we can automate certificate renewal). It turns out there is no specific permission for updating secrets, you have to give the Service ID full access to update everything in...
10 months ago in Identity and Access Management 1 Future consideration

VPC Bandwidth

Currently the VPC infrastructure has no place to track outbound traffic, if this generates any costs. I have a Kubernets service that needs to measure the amount of GB used per month, but unfortunately there is no place that can get this informati...
11 months ago in  0 Future consideration

Granular usage details including vApp name

We deploy many vApps with unique names from templates causing all the VMs to have the same names regardless of which vApp they are in. For billing, we are unable to compare our usage data from in-house to IBM usage data because the data provided b...
11 months ago in Billing 0 Planned for future release

Power image capture/import/export should support more than one concurrent operation

We build custom images of AIX and Linux (based on IBM stock images) for creating our VMs in our IBM Cloud Power Systems Virtual Servers workspaces. The process of building a new VM, customizing it, capturing that as an image, creating a new VM fro...
12 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

CIS plan usage

Currently it is not possible to see the usage of the CIS plans. For example, the standard plan has 5 TB of protected traffic, 10 million DNS queries, 10 million HTTP requests and 1 million edge function requests. Where do I see where I stand? Is t...
about 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Service tags for Security Groups and ACLs

It would be very helpful if we could work with service tags for the SG and ACL definitions. For example, for Internet traffic, Zones, IBM Cloud Services, Cloudflare, etc. This would make manual and static maintenance of long lists of IPs in the SG...
about 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

Log Analysis dashboard session

When I open the Log Analysis dashboard, after a short amount of time (maybe ~20-30 minutes), the session seems to expire and I'm automatically redirected to the Log Analysis instances list page (https://cloud.ibm.com/observe/logging). This can be ...
about 1 year ago in Logging and Monitoring 1 Is a defect

Add "Create a support case" button at chat box

The support case need be opened when the issues or questions are not able to solve or answered during the chat. It takes time for supports or client to create case at ServiceNow. Adding "create support case" button at chat box will make easier to ...
over 1 year ago in Templates & Best Practises 1 Future consideration