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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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VM hibernation capability for IBM VPC instances

Introduce the ability to hibernate Windows or Linux VMs in the IBM Cloud VPC infrastructure. This would persist the memory state of the VM, effectively stopping the VM and halting hourly billing. Currently, when a VM is stopped, without hibernatio...
27 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Add comment field in SecurityGroup- and ACL-Rules

We have a lot (>100 rules) in several ACLs and we also have a lot of SecurityGroups which also contains a lot of rules. Currently it is not possible to add a comment to these rules which makes it difficult to identify the reason and the rationa...
about 1 month ago in Security 1 Under review

Add more info to database platform logs

Currently platform logs for Databases only display the database CRN, however from a human readability and general log query and alerting standpoint, it would be good to have the database resource name available as well. Was advised by IBM Support ...
about 2 months ago in Databases 0 Under review

Completion of HITRUST certificate - Customer Merative

Customer Merative is in defection as we are not HITRUST compliant in non-Classis IaaS, VPC, and PaaS. Customer has needed this certificate since 2023. As of now the target date for completion is set to sometime in Q3'2024. Customer is not thrilled...
about 2 months ago in Compliance 0 Under review

Add support for Satellite Connector running on IBM VPC infrastructure

Please add support for Satellite Connector with agents running on IBM VPC infrastructure. The FAQ for Satellite Connector ( https://cloud.ibm.com/docs/satellite?topic=satellite-connector-faq&interface=ui ) says: "Can I deploy Satellite Connect...
about 1 month ago in Satellite 0 Under review

Create multizone region & Code Engine support for IBM cloud in India (Chennai)

We are using IBM cloud resources in multiple regions as per our customer needs. We use IBM cloud's Code Engine, Kubernetes Service, Cloudant, DNS, etc. When we tried to create a Code Engine project in Chennai region (India) , it did not allow beca...
3 months ago in Kubernetes Service 0 Under review

Provide larger swap disks with VM instances

Currently IBM provides a "swap" disk (labelled as such in both the portal and Windows) of only 2GB, regardless of VM instance size. This is too small to actually function as a swap disk for the vast majority of VMs. Indeed Windows will ignore this...
15 days ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

View Billing Data for the Account/Resource Group or Tags Level on Daily Basis

Hello, I suggest we capture more granualer billing data on daily basis per service level, which we can track at Account/Resource Group or Tags Level. This will help us to more compliant for the cost management.
23 days ago in Billing 0 Under review

Storage template for Hitachi storage in IBM Cloud Satellite

Add supported storage template for Hitachi storage in IBM Cloud Satellite. There is a existing CSI https://knowledge.hitachivantara.com/Documents/Adapters_and_Drivers/Storage_Adapters_and_Drivers/Containers/Storage_Plug-in_for_Containers. This wou...
5 months ago in Satellite 0 Under review

Request for disclosure of knowledge regarding various XenTools issues held by IBM Cloud Support

Currently, our customers are trying to upgrade Xen Tools on VSI. However, they are encountering various difficulties. I'm guessing that IBM Cloud support has also received various inquiries about upgrading XenTools. As a result, I think IBM Cloud ...
5 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review