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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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we are looking for the creation of snapshots of vpc server automatically using backup policy at exact time of cron entry.

Hello, We created the backup plan and backup policy in test environment and found that it is taking 1 hr interval time around the enter cron entry to take automatic snapshot. Can you please add the feature to take the automatic snapshot on exact c...
over 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 1 Not under consideration

Regarding the Classic Infrastructure configuration change screen on the Portal.

Regarding the price display on the Configuration Change screen for Classic Infrastructure on the portal. It is difficult to understand the price display before ordering when changing the configuration. Therefore, we would like the following specif...
almost 2 years ago in Ordering 0 Future consideration

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...
almost 2 years ago in Documentation 2 Future consideration

SSH support for GitLab repositories in IBM Schematics

We need the capability to integrate IBM Schematics with GitLab via SSH. Currently only HTTPS is supported by IBM Schematics. In order for us to maintain control of our IaaC resources in IBM Cloud, we wish to use IBM Schematics but are unable as it...
almost 2 years ago in Integration 0 Planned for future release

AppID User API Query based on Date Created

We currently query the AppID User Management APIs to get a list of users to then write to our database. As there is not a delta field available we have to load all of the user data everyday. Instead I'd like to query for new users based on date cr...
almost 2 years ago in Identity and Access Management 1 Future consideration

Reduce need to re authenticate when 2 factor is enabled

We are using 2 factor authentication to sign in to IBMs cloud. This is enabled both for the web ui and for the cli. Our team uses an authenticator app for the second factor. This authentication setup requires re-authentication too often. I am unsu...
almost 2 years ago in Account Management 1 Not under consideration

We need a REST and CLI interface to generate API keys for the account owner and other functional/service IDs.

I am part of a team that manages over 1 hundred IBM Cloud accounts and counting. We have automated all the steps of configuring a new account, e.g., resource groups, access groups, access policies, inviting users. But creating an API key requires ...
almost 2 years ago in Account Management 4 Not under consideration

Support Ticket Access Rights

We require a more granular access for IBM Cloud account users to be able to update/edit support cases they’ve been added to by the ticket creator but limited only to update or edit the ticket to which they’ve been assigned. They should not be able...
almost 2 years ago in Identity and Access Management 0 Future consideration

IBM Cloud 2FA Prompt Less Frequently

The current implementation of 2FA prompting is inconsistent and regularly prompts too frequently (sometimes as little as < ten minutes). Requesting a prompt after an hour seems more appropriate.
almost 2 years ago in Identity and Access Management 4 Not under consideration

Enable AIX LPAR reboot with a dump option for a hung server.

We had a situation that AIX server was hung and rebooted the server. Customer requested for RCA of server hung. AIX Vendor support team could not able to provide the RCA as the server was not rebooted with dump option. The AIX server was not reboo...
almost 2 years ago in Power 0 Planned for future release