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Provide a reliable method to identify instance storage disks attached to VSIs on the disk driver level.

Identifying instance storage disks attached to VSIs in IBM Cloud is currently not straightforward on the disk driver level. The suggested solutions from IBM all have their drawbacks and are not reliable from a long-term perspective. The solutions ...
8 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under 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...
8 months ago in Databases 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

Need ability to move and delete Enterprise Account Account Groups

We currently have an Enterprise Account and organize accounts for billing using its hierarchy capabilities via Account Groups. We can create, move and rename most things but cannot move or delete Account Groups. This means our Enterprise Account n...
over 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Include quick access to Terraform code in all service creation screens.

This feature would be useful for developers and SREs looking to automate service creation. It should be as simple as possible. I propose that the Terraform logo is placed beside the Docs link under the service name (see in included mock screenshot).
about 1 year ago in DevOps 2 Planned for future release

Local or Toll Free Number to contact IBM Cloud Support from the UK

Currently the only way to contact IBM Cloud directly via telephone is on the +1-866-403-7638 number which is Toll free from the US, but chargeable in the UK (and anywhere outside of the US I assume). If you have extended support calls and you are ...
over 2 years ago in Support 1 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...
over 1 year ago in Integration 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

IPv6 support in IBM Cloud VPC and services (like ROKS)

IPv6 is the standard for address space finalized a long time ago. Additionally, services on top of IPv6 infrastructure (for our need, OpenShift in this case) now support IPv6 addressing and SDN as of 2021. IBM Cloud VPC should support IPv6 at leas...
3 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Under review