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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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Automate the detection of duplicate IPs during the IBM Cloud IP provisioning process to eliminate the occurrence of duplicate IP assignments.

While provisioning RDCP UAT Open Shift cluster, one of the primary IP from a Primary VLAN got auto assigned which caused outage in the PROD environment due to IP conflict. Automate the detection of duplicate IPs during the IBM Cloud IP provisionin...
5 months ago in Subnets / IPs 7 Not under consideration

Ability to initiate an AIX memory dump on a non-responsive LPAR

When an LPAR becomes non-responsive AIX Support requires a system dump for analysis. With direct access to a HMC this is a simple operation, either through the GUI or in the CLI via the chsysstate command. The PowerVS CLI provides the "pi instance...
almost 2 years ago in Power 9 Planned for future release

Increase VPC Remote Security Group Limit

Within your VPC, there are two ways to grant and allow network traffic: Security Groups (SG) and Access Control Lists (ACL). We prefer to use the SGs because they are stateless and their use results in fewer rules which makes understanding our sec...
12 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

VPC Load balancer Pool Member down alert not showing on sysdig

These are defects and will be handled as a Jira. Pls see https://github.ibm.com/NetworkTribe/ELBaaS-VPC/issues/10011 Point: 1. If we configure an alert on PRD LB, we are not able to pinpoint the exact source of the 500 error. Point 2: If we config...
7 months ago in Load Balancer 5 Is a defect

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...
about 2 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Under review

Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well

Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well. I want to configure and monitor my infrastructure from one dashboard only from a single region using cloud native services.
7 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Achieve HITRUST certification for IBM PowerVS to demonstrate compliance with industry-leading security and privacy standards, as defined by the HITRUST Common Security Framework (CSF).

It is useful because obtaining HITRUST certification demonstrates that organizations using IBM PowerVS adhere to the highest security and privacy standards defined by the HITRUST CSF, ensuring the protection of sensitive data and meeting industry ...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Obtain FedRamp certification for IBM PowerVS to comply with the rigorous security standards defined by the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRamp).

It is useful because achieving FedRamp certification ensures that organizations using IBM PowerVS meet the stringent security requirements defined by FedRamp, allowing them to work with federal government agencies and handle sensitive data securel...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Attain FISMA compliance in IBM PowerVS to meet the security requirements mandated by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA).

It is useful because achieving FISMA compliance ensures that organizations using IBM PowerVS meet the security standards and controls mandated by FISMA, protecting sensitive information, and meeting regulatory requirements. Organizations operating...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

Introduce Db2 Mirror functionality in IBM PowerVS to provide organizations with high availability and real-time data replication capabilities for their Db2 databases.

DB2 Mirror is a critical aspect of high uptime and workload management. It is useful because Db2 Mirror enables continuous data availability, minimizing downtime and ensuring data consistency in case of database failures. Organizations using IBM P...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information