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URL management for Multi-AZ K8s cluster

Currently, the URL to access a multi-AZ k8s cluster is dynamically created with little possibility for the customer to influence it. https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/containers?topic=containers-ingress-about&locale=en%5C043science#mzlb In organiza...
over 4 years ago in Containers 2 Future consideration

Option to enable Alpha features in Kubernetes

Kubernetes has some feature flags for Alpha features. For example, to use "CSI restore from snapshot" feature in Kubernetes 1.13, Kubernetes API server needs to initialized with VolumeSnapshotDataSource feature enabled. If IBM had an option to ena...
about 5 years ago in  1 Future consideration

IBMCLOUD CLI or WebConsole: Allow Kubernetes Cluster 'Owner' to be changed

When you examine the 'IBM Cloud' Kuberenetes Clusters Overview for a cluster in your development organization, and the 'Owner' attribute for the cluster: 1) there currently is no IBMCLOUD command line (CLI) nor WebConsole UI feature to allow that...
over 5 years ago in  2 Future consideration

Http endpoint for external monitoring

We have had a networking problem in our side and our Bluemix apps have become unreachable. We got monitoring alerts from the applications but we are not monitoring Bluemix itself so we would like to set up http monitors on our side so ni case of a...
over 6 years ago in  0 Future consideration

Make DS8K storage available in IBM PowerVS to provide organizations with high-performance storage options for their workloads.

It is useful because DS8K storage offers high-performance and reliability features that can benefit organizations with demanding workloads. Organizations using IBM PowerVS would benefit from this availability as it provides them with a storage opt...
3 months ago in Power 0 Future consideration

Disable COS Instance Deletion if it has any Buckets/Objects

Disable COS Instance Deletion if it has any Buckets/Objects. We can delete the COS Instances even if it has child resources like Buckets and Objects in it. This is really a threat to the IBM Cloud COS. If a user gains access and simply click on De...
3 months ago in Cloud Object Storage 0 Future consideration

Database for Redis - multiple members in read-only mode

Because our workload is in 95% read-only, and only 5% are writes, we would benefit with different setup - have one member as read/write node, and multiple others as read only - similar what Redis Sentinel is doing.
4 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

Information one month before reservations/contracts end

when our reservation of a worker pool ran out of contract IBM just deactivated the nodes in production. It would be much more efficient to get a warning by email one month before, so that neither your support team nor we have to search for the pro...
7 months ago in  0 Future consideration

Add webhook uri to Transient virtual servers IBM Cloud Interface

It's usefull to be able to add/remove a webhook url from the IBM Cloud Portal Interface for Transient virtual servers and not using just the Softlayer API SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest::setTransientWebhook.
12 months ago in Virtual Servers 2 Future consideration

Provide invoice details via (Billing) API using a ServiceID (Billing/Viewer)

Can you pls. extend the (Billing) API to allow retrieval of the index/list of invoices as well attachments (PDF, PDF-extended, XLS) via the API using (!) a ServiceID w/ API key and "Billing/Viewer" access policy assigned? The CLI tool doesn't offe...
over 1 year ago in Billing 2 Future consideration