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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.

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.

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Synchronous mirroring over 2 locations in one IBM Cloud site for block data as a foundation for availability

Background Currently we running + 100 customers with one or several LPARS each (Power Server with IBMi). We would like to migrate to IBM Cloud. These customers run mainly their ERP system in IBMi. The ERP system acts like a business hub, with a lo...
over 2 years ago in Block Storage 1 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

Need ability to move and delete Enterprise Account Account Groups

We currently have an Enterprise Account and organize accounts for billing using its hierarchy capabilities via Account Groups. We can create, move and rename most things but cannot move or delete Account Groups. This means our Enterprise Account n...
almost 2 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 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 1 year ago in Support 1 Future consideration

Request for keeping SSL-VPN IP address range

We are using SSL-VPN endpoint service on IBM cloud.Due to duplicate IP address on on-premise enviroment, we could only use tok02 endpoint (https://vpn.tok02.softlayer.com/prx/000/http/localhost/login/index.html). But about a week ago, I found that...
11 months ago in Network 0 Is a defect

Add "Create a support case" button at chat box

The support case need be opened when the issues or questions are not able to solve or answered during the chat. It takes time for supports or client to create case at ServiceNow. Adding "create support case" button at chat box will make easier to ...
9 months ago in Templates & Best Practises 1 Future consideration

Re-introduce a free limited time account for trial use

We have a problem. Since the demise of the Lite account, users who want to try out IBM Cloud need to provide credit card details. However, first, many people are put off adding their credit card details and second, many are being rejected, for rea...
9 months ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Have a test page to allow clients to test ping and latancy to each datacenter

Something like https://cloudpingtest.com/digital_ocean which allow the client to see the basic network stats from its location to all IBM DC. And have all the information at glance, and not like the looking glass page, where you need to test manua...
10 months ago in Network 0 Not under consideration

I want 'GitLab Community Edition Link' on my IBM Cloud dashboard

For example, use the'Node-RED Starter kit'in IBM Cloud to create a new resource. This will automatically create a toolchain and at the same time add'Git Repos '. after a while After you finish using the resource, delete the automatically crea...
over 2 years ago in  3 Planned for future release

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 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration