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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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accept PO box billing addresses in standard format

When inputing the billing address for my IBM Cloud payment method, if my billing address is a PO box, then the IBM Cloud website should accept that address. Currently, the IBM Cloud website explicitly states that it does not accept PO boxes. This ...
12 months ago in Billing 0 Future consideration

Allow more fine grained permissions for Code Engine

Trying to configure a Service ID to just have access to update Secrets (so we can automate certificate renewal). It turns out there is no specific permission for updating secrets, you have to give the Service ID full access to update everything in...
12 months ago in Identity and Access Management 1 Future consideration

Local or Toll Free Number to contact IBM Cloud Support from the UK

Currently the only way to contact IBM Cloud directly via telephone is on the +1-866-403-7638 number which is Toll free from the US, but chargeable in the UK (and anywhere outside of the US I assume). If you have extended support calls and you are ...
over 2 years ago in Support 1 Future consideration

VPC Bandwidth

Currently the VPC infrastructure has no place to track outbound traffic, if this generates any costs. I have a Kubernets service that needs to measure the amount of GB used per month, but unfortunately there is no place that can get this informati...
about 1 year ago in  0 Future consideration

Mongo Db restoration progress percentage / progress bar

Please provide accurate information when we create a new instance of a database from back up it always shows 94% completed when it actually is restoring the data and some times it takes hours to complete the restoration but the progress bar keep s...
10 months ago in Databases 1 Future consideration

API for IBM maintenance or outage events

We are a current IBM cloud customer hosting a webapp using IBM services. We have a monitoring platform that integrates with e-mail, slack, etc. that can send us alerts when our services are experiencing interruptions. As part of IBMs ongoing proce...
over 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 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...
over 1 year 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...
over 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

Allow "name" reference for CLI rather than requiring ID

Every single command within the CLI should be able to reference the name rather than just the ID. The ID is an IBM Guid and not something that can be pulled from memory so is of no value when working in the CLI.
almost 3 years ago in CLI 1 Future consideration

Add-on update on the fly for custom storage class

Recently we did an update of add-on vpc-block-csi-driver to version 4.2 and we noticed that all default storage classes are now extendable, I mean all have allowVolumeExpansion:true parameter. Some other changes also have been done and all "on the...
about 2 years ago in  0 Future consideration