Skip to Main Content
IBM Cloud - Structured Ideas


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).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

Post your ideas
  1. Post an idea.

  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

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".

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

ADD A NEW IDEA

Power

Showing 22

Establish and achieve RPO/RTO targets in IBM PowerVS to ensure efficient and timely data recovery and minimize data loss in case of disruptions.

It is useful because it allows organizations to define and meet their Recovery Point Objective (RPO) and Recovery Time Objective (RTO) targets, ensuring minimal data loss and faster recovery in case of any system failures or disasters. Organizatio...
3 months ago in Power 0 Needs more information

Make DS8K storage available in IBM PowerVS to provide organizations with high-performance storage options for their workloads.

It is useful because DS8K storage offers high-performance and reliability features that can benefit organizations with demanding workloads. Organizations using IBM PowerVS would benefit from this availability as it provides them with a storage opt...
3 months ago in Power 0 Future consideration

Implement IASP flash copy

It is useful because it allows for efficient data replication and enables organizations to manage their data effectively in the IBM Cloud environment. Organizations using IBM Cloud would benefit from this feature as it ensures quick and reliable d...
3 months ago in Power 0 Functionality already exists

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 ...
12 months ago in Power 0 Is a defect

SSH Keys Visible Across Workspaces

SSH Keys are visible across Power Workspaces despite of zone or region. It should be only visible inside the particular workspace only.
5 months ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Power 1 Not under consideration

Ability to disable or extend session timeout for power virtual server lpar sessions

We are using the IBM Cloud services as our DR strategy. We have a couple of large databases that would have to be restored during a DR scenario or our annual tests. These database restores require interaction and run for nearly 4 hours. Disabling ...
over 2 years ago in Power 2 Not under consideration

Enable AIX LPAR reboot with a dump option for a hung server.

We had a situation that AIX server was hung and rebooted the server. Customer requested for RCA of server hung. AIX Vendor support team could not able to provide the RCA as the server was not rebooted with dump option. The AIX server was not reboo...
almost 2 years ago in Power 0 Planned for future release

IBM Cloud (and specifically PowerVS) data centre in MEA region

Request for PowerVS service (and IBM Cloud) offering in MEA data centers for customers in the region.​ Almost all of the Hyperscalers have DCs across MEA. In order to compete with them, there has to be a least one DC in MEA. Current closest DC for...
almost 2 years ago in Power 0 Not under consideration

Details behind error condition with LPARs in PowerVS

Example: Attempted to deploy 2 LPARs in PowerVS, one would consistently fail - going into error state, with no other details. Tried a number of times to redeploy the one LPAR with the same result. Atempted the next day and it worked. . I checked w...
almost 3 years ago in Power 51 Not under consideration