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Provide larger swap disks with VM instances

Currently IBM provides a "swap" disk (labelled as such in both the portal and Windows) of only 2GB, regardless of VM instance size. This is too small to actually function as a swap disk for the vast majority of VMs. Indeed Windows will ignore this...
14 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Add support for Satellite Connector running on IBM VPC infrastructure

Please add support for Satellite Connector with agents running on IBM VPC infrastructure. The FAQ for Satellite Connector ( https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/satellite?topic=satellite-connector-faq&interface=ui ) says: "Can I deploy Satellite Connect...
about 1 month ago in Satellite 0 Under review

Completion of HITRUST certificate - Customer Merative

Customer Merative is in defection as we are not HITRUST compliant in non-Classis IaaS, VPC, and PaaS. Customer has needed this certificate since 2023. As of now the target date for completion is set to sometime in Q3'2024. Customer is not thrilled...
about 2 months ago in Compliance 0 Under review

The Current IBM CIS Benchmark Scan has a bug/flaw in few of the Controls

1) Ensure Cloud Object Storage encryption is enabled with BYOK Ensure Cloud Object Storage encryption is enabled with KYOK Ensure Block Storage is encrypted with BYOK Ensure Block Storage is encrypted with KYOK These 4 controls Due to a flaw in...
3 months ago in Storage 0 Future consideration

Default OpenShift version for `ibmcloud oc cluster create`

Clusters created from the web ui OpenShift panel default to the "default" OpenShift version. But the cli defaults `ibmcloud oc cluster create` created clusters to vanilla k8s versions as though they were created through the ibmcloud ks cluster cre...
2 months ago in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 3 Needs more information
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Bluemix support for new Customer trial enabled to provision BOTH IAAS and PAAS services

To support high growth BP acceleration initiative to achieve $425M in WCP revenue from ISV/SI partners we need Bluemix offering to support 30-60 day trial for new acquisition customers that allows them to provision BOTH IAAS and PAAS services. To...
over 6 years ago in Core Platform Services / Partner Onboarding 18 Not under consideration

Monitoring shared pool utilization

I would like to know the real/effective CPU utilization PowerVS shared pool in IBM Cloud. I have LPARs in pools that are lacking of compute. Before adding additionnal CE to those LPARs I need to know/validate if shared pool are correctly sized, an...
5 months ago in Power 2 Functionality already exists

View Billing Data for the Account/Resource Group or Tags Level on Daily Basis

Hello, I suggest we capture more granualer billing data on daily basis per service level, which we can track at Account/Resource Group or Tags Level. This will help us to more compliant for the cost management.
21 days ago in Billing 0 Under review

End of LIfe and End of support extension notification

Recently we noticed that Red hat openshift version 4.10 End of life date was set as nov 30th 2023 but suddenly without an intimation it was changed to Jan 2024.we are setting strict upgrade target dates to our clients and when suddenly a change in...
5 months ago in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 1 Planned for future release

IBM VPC Console VSI Search Field Issue -

There is issue in display of IBM VPC Console VSI Search Field. I learnt from IBM support team that API does not support search/sorting on VPC, the UI has limitations to do search after a user reaches 200 resources on a table, the search field and ...
6 months ago in Virtual Servers 1 Is a defect