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ibmcloud pi service-list should show Unauthorized error message if appropriate rather than an empty result

When I used the API key for a Service ID we had created, no workspaces were listed: $ ibmcloud pi service-list Listing services under account [REDACTED] as user ... No instances found in the current account. This is wrong in two ways: 1. There is ...
5 months ago in Power 0 Is a defect

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...
5 months ago in Power 0 Future consideration

Low-Level Security Separation via hashcoding of all executables/scripts via cached/validated Hashcodes

Why do we still have malware, spyware, ransomware, or backdoors? Is it because our firewalls or Anti-virus solutions are only reactive and not proactive? Or is it because we don’t have walled/secured gardens or has security a too high price we wou...
6 months ago in Security 1 Not under consideration

Please list incidents which can cause customer impact on Notifications in the portal .

When there is back bone issue, now IBM Cloud does not notify it to the customer because they cannot know which customer gets impacted.
6 months ago in Network 2 Functionality already exists

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...
6 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

CIS plan usage

Currently it is not possible to see the usage of the CIS plans. For example, the standard plan has 5 TB of protected traffic, 10 million DNS queries, 10 million HTTP requests and 1 million edge function requests. Where do I see where I stand? Is t...
7 months ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Service tags for Security Groups and ACLs

It would be very helpful if we could work with service tags for the SG and ACL definitions. For example, for Internet traffic, Zones, IBM Cloud Services, Cloudflare, etc. This would make manual and static maintenance of long lists of IPs in the SG...
7 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 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).
7 months ago in DevOps 2 Planned for future release

Log Analysis dashboard session

When I open the Log Analysis dashboard, after a short amount of time (maybe ~20-30 minutes), the session seems to expire and I'm automatically redirected to the Log Analysis instances list page (https://cloud.ibm.com/observe/logging). This can be ...
8 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 1 Is a defect

Version WPAR

WPAR is a supported product from Power Systems brand. With WPAR, client can run multiple virtual LPARs within an LPAR. It's like running containers within a VM. Currently all WPARs ( vritual lpars ) within an LPAR must be at the same level. In pre...
8 months ago in Power 1 Not under consideration