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get Pods, Namespaces, Nodes... info from the IBM Cloud Kubernetes API

from the IBM Cloud API for Kubernetes the documentation of which is here: https://cloud.ibm.com/apidocs/kubernetes we get info about the Clusters but not about pods, namespace and so on. The idea here is to enhance this IBM Cloud API to provide th...
almost 3 years ago in  0 Future consideration

IBM Cloud Shell API

IBM Cloud Shell API needs to exist! I want to be able to run commands for my command that are best run through the cli. Imagine if I have an application that can make API calls to cloud shell to run those commands on my account instead of having t...
almost 3 years ago in CLI 3 Future consideration

Master account owner role

I have had multiple interaction with support where the master account owner was required even when I have full right on everything else. Most often it was to disable the MFA on a specific user that it was required to reach out to the master accoun...
almost 3 years ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Future consideration

Satellite storage API support for expansion of COS cluster

Problem summary: Satellite storage APIs support registering desired storage configuration at the time of cluster creation. If however there is a need to add more storage capacity to a cluster then there is no indication to the service requesting t...
about 3 years ago in  0 Future consideration

We should be able to delete ALBs on IKS Classic Infrastructure

In the current setup, the ALBs provisioned with IKS in Classc Infrastructure mode cannot be deleted - only disabled, and their deployment removed from the Kubernetes cluster. We should be able to have these definitions removed as metadata, so they...
about 3 years ago in Load Balancer 0 Future consideration

Set hard limit on spending per developer or organization or per project or per resource group or per tag

I am using IBM cloud for development.. and have a hard budget Per project or per Team. I need to limit my developer to spend max certain $$ per month accross all cloud catalog. if I use more than the budget, i Can not ask more money to pay. what I...
about 3 years ago in Billing 0 Future consideration

Integrate ibmcloud cli into kubectl to obtain access & refresh token if they expired

So far, the workflow is as follows: 1. login / authentication with the ibmcloud CLI 2. obtaining the kubeconfig with the ibmcloud CLI 3. using the current kubeconfig with integrated authentication data 4. if this data expires, start from 1. Other ...
over 3 years ago in CLI 0 Future consideration

Functionality of Event Driven Automation using Ansible or inhouse automation tools like shell script or webhooks

We have Security and compliance center giving us a snapshot of security and compliance of our infrastructure based on profile we attach. We want to automate the outcomes of ant control by notifications or events to emails, webhooks, ITSM tools and...
3 months ago in Compliance 6 Future consideration

Create a tool to confirm that a Load Balancer will migrate to a new cluster

I needed to delete a cluster which had 1 NLB and 2 ALB's defined. It was created using the default which is not to persist. I wanted to use it in a new cluster. My choices were to recreate them or detach them from the original cluster, which requi...
6 months ago in Load Balancer 0 Future consideration

Mongo Db restoration progress percentage / progress bar

Please provide accurate information when we create a new instance of a database from back up it always shows 94% completed when it actually is restoring the data and some times it takes hours to complete the restoration but the progress bar keep s...
10 months ago in Databases 1 Future consideration