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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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Add VSI host name to audit logs in IBM Cloud Activity Tracker with LogDNA

Currently only the VSI host IP address is in the log context, however also having the host name in there would make it a lot better when using with alerts. Was requested to post this here by IBM Cloud support.
1 day ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Under review

Have the Failover check "down-after-milliseconds" Sentinel attribute to be Customer configurable

The down-after-milliseconds is the time in milliseconds an instance should not be reachable (either does not reply to our PINGs or it is replying with an error) for a Sentinel starting to think it is down. Currently we are unable to configure/chan...
2 days ago in Databases 0 Under review

Snapshot and Volume sharing between accounts

As a SaaS Provider, I would like to provide my customers with the ability to create snapshots and save the data into another (SaaS) account. For customers, it enables an easy migration between accounts (think M&A or multiple account strategy) ...
4 days ago in Block Storage 0 Under review

Ticket support - expand "Text area" with new row

Expand the “Text Area” "Add Comment here" dedicated to comments when responding to tickets to support.Only 4 lines are currently displayed
8 days ago in Support 0 Under review

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...
2 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Need support for AWS Security Token Service (AWS STS) when using CDA

We are attempting to use CDA to write to an AWS S3 bucket. We had initial setup issues but resolved them. We were trying to request some information from the client about obtaining the SECRET KEY, and were told that process was not allowed because...
9 days ago in Cloud Object Storage 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...
2 months ago in Security 1 Under review

Improve search UI for VSIs

Cadence design has a significant number of VSIs and the search tool on the UI does not work beyond 200 VSIs. This is extremely frustrating to to the customer and makes working in the portal difficult and time consuming.
20 days ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 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 ...
3 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...
3 months ago in Compliance 0 Under review