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Add filter to "ibmcloud account list" to ignore "CANCELED" accounts by default

My individual user ID / IBMid is member of a large number of IBM Cloud accounts for good reasons. Some of the IBM Cloud accounts got deleted (SUSPENDED>CANCEL_PENDING>CANCELED) but are still shown in Web UI and CLI (ibmcloud account list). This makes is really difficult to deal with the other (active) accounts.

I would propose to filter out any "DELETED" accounts from CLI's "ibmcloud account list" view by default (a.k.a. hide those by default) and to add an option "--show-deleted-accounts" or similar to get a full list.

I would also ask to filter out those "DELETED" accounts from the "Select an account:" prompt after "ibmcloud login" when no "-c" option was specified.

  • Guest
  • Jul 15 2022
  • Under review
CLI
Idea priority Medium
Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)
  • Guest commented
    17 Aug 12:46pm

    The idea turned in "Needs more information" now, but I didn't got any hint about which kind of "more information" is needed. So let me just provide you "more details" without knowing "the question you have" :-).

    As of today I'm member of 25 IBM Cloud account and the breakdown looks like:

    $ ibmcloud account list | grep -E "ACTIVE|SUSPENDED|CANCEL_PENDING|CANCELED" | cut -c 1-32,85-100 | awk '{print $2}' | sort | uniq -c

    12 ACTIVE

    6 CANCELED

    7 CANCEL_PENDING

    My proposal was, that only ACTIVE (12) accounts are shown via "ibmcloud account show" (filtering out SUSPENDED|CANCEL_PENDING|CANCELED) and, if a additional command line option e.g. "--show-deleted-accounts" is used, the "ibmcloud account show --show-deleted-accounts" command lists all the (25) accounts.

    $ ibmcloud account list | grep -E "SUSPENDED|CANCEL_PENDING|CANCELED" | cut -c 1-16,85-100 | awk '{print $1 "***hidden*** " $2}' | sort

    135422594ccfbd61***hidden*** CANCELED

    16cb5af518960ebf***hidden*** CANCEL_PENDING

    1f66dbd6d563bb07***hidden*** CANCELED

    26b06a6aeb33c605***hidden*** CANCEL_PENDING

    3af5d5d572b76adc***hidden*** CANCEL_PENDING

    3e1dd72a647f4ec0***hidden*** CANCEL_PENDING

    7091ab9e29cf4d49***hidden*** CANCEL_PENDING

    825af3fc5fc2287d***hidden*** CANCELED

    8856d63916354cb8***hidden*** CANCELED

    bdbf73fe9aa4429a***hidden*** CANCELED

    c7953cb0cdb443ce***hidden*** CANCEL_PENDING

    cdd36becf36e4866***hidden*** CANCEL_PENDING

    d6abf1c098c3d305***hidden*** CANCELED



    Michael

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