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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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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Cloud Support Center (https://cloud.ibm.com/unifiedsupport/cases/form) – Use this site for any IBM Cloud defect or support need.

Stack Overflow (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ibm-cloud) – Use this site for IBM Cloud technical Q&A using the tag "ibm-cloud".

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Request for disclosure of knowledge regarding various XenTools issues held by IBM Cloud Support

Currently, our customers are trying to upgrade Xen Tools on VSI. However, they are encountering various difficulties. I'm guessing that IBM Cloud support has also received various inquiries about upgrading XenTools. As a result, I think IBM Cloud ...
8 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Future consideration

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...
8 months ago in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud 1 Planned for future release

Database storage scale down

Cost control makes it sometime necessary to scale down IBM Cloud Database instance following database maintenance, application optimization or defect resolution. This feature is not available on most IBM Cloud Databases (PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL...
9 months ago in Databases 0 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...
9 months ago in Power 2 Functionality already exists

Current boot option is not viewable from PowerVS like it is on the HMC.

It is possible to change the boot option from PowerVS, but there is no way to view what the current setting is. To ensure it is set correctly, one must change to the desired setting then trust that it was set correctly before rebooting the virtual...
9 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Not under consideration

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...
10 months ago in Subnets / IPs 7 Not under consideration

Changed requirements to run DBaaS (ICD) on Cloud Satellite On-Premises

Currently to deploy the ICD on IBM Cloud Satellite service you need NetApp ONTAP-SAN storage. IBM Cloud Satellite does not have specific vendor requirements to run other services. Most client running IBM Cloud Satellite does not have NetApp ONTAP-...
10 months ago in Databases 1 Future consideration

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 ...
10 months ago in Virtual Servers 1 Future consideration

User Classic Permissions - Need to Fix

just want to highlight -A user with no classic permission, still able to see the Classic Subnet and VLAN details under network. It should not be there since user has no access to classic.
10 months ago in Identity and Access Management 7 Is a defect

All Users IBM Cloud Activities Must be Recorder in Activity Logs and should be visible based on new RBAC policies

All Users IBM Cloud Activities Must be Recorded somewhere in IBM Cloud Activity Logs and should be visible based on new RBAC policies. Reason - Indivisual users does individual tasks on various IBM cloud services but there is no single pane of gla...
10 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 4 Functionality already exists