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Enable PodNodeSelector admission controller plugin

Hello, In some case, we need to dedicate some worker nodes to a specific workload. It can do easily by defining a node selector policy on the namespace and each pods deploy in this namespace will inherited of this policy. But to work, it's nece...
over 2 years ago in Containers 0 Future consideration

gRPC support between Code Engine applications

Considering gRPC is well-defined and used thouroughly in cloud deployments from small startups to global scaled services, it makes little sense that IBM Cloud Engine does not support this type of microservice communications. My company is using a ...
almost 3 years ago in  0 Future consideration

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

Add multiple tags at once using ibmcloud

So far is possible to add a tag to a single device by using the command: "ibmcloud resource tag-attach --tag-names TAG --resource-name NAME". However, is NOT possible to do it for multiple devices. It should be great if it could work for multiple ...
almost 3 years ago in CLI 0 Future 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

IBMCloud Schematics Codeless IaC

Our company is using Schematics service to create entire environments. We have run into several issues and challenges to using schematics service to stand up customer envs A simple answer we often received was, why don't we just use the terraform ...
almost 3 years ago in  2 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