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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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.

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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Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas

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Implementation/description how to connect the MCM Hub with K8 services via a secure gateway

I currently try to install MCM in one of our IBM internal data centres. In this, it is not allowed to spin up a VM which is visible from the internet. As we would like to create a demo cluster which supports all target clouds, this also includes t...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Cloud Automation Manager support of X.509 client certificate for REST hooks in the service composer

Currently ICAM service composer REST hooks supports basic authentication with login and password. For some clients such as banks this is basic authentication method is not allowed anymore for machine to machine communication. Instead, SSO based m...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Correlation-id based logging approach when provisioning infrastructure

New correlation-id should be created for each API call/request and should be carried forward to the subsequent internal calls to the other microservices. All logs should be prefixed with the correlation-id (supported by many logging libraries) I...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Pre-deployment policy checks to verify that provisioning requests meet the standards/rules of the organization for infrastructure

Deployments must adhere to provisioning standards and stay within security "guard rails". These standards and guard rails are spelled out by means of a collection of rules that are applied to provisioning requests to determine if the requests are ...
over 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

Capability to create custom roles in addition to the available standard roles

ICP is missing custom role creation option as per APIC 2018.4.1.0. It will give admins the flexibility to create the purposely build custom roles to cater the need of individual teams. Example: New role with the standard viewer plus access to t...
almost 4 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Functionality already exists

[OAPI] Split the resource grouping for operator easy access

IBM support Case # TS006039944
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Installation Process should also include using yaml to install

This is to provide an installation path when using the console is not an option because of customer security restrictions. Also to make changes after the installation you use yaml. Also if you have to make adjustments from the defaults then it's a...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Create operand to delete operators when uninstalling MCM v2.0.0

When uninstalling MCM v2.0.0 the user should have the ability to use an out-of-the-box operand to uninstall all of the operators MCM v2.0.0 creates. It is tedious to delete every operator when an install goes wrong.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Using Kustomize to Simplify Client Configuration

Kustomize is a declarative management tool that allows users to create different variants or configurations of a base yaml. A tool like this can assist our clients configure our product during the installation process.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

License Compliance for Cloud Pak for Automation for Prod and Non-Prod env based on entitlement ratios

So, License Compliance advisor needs to provide the compliance status based on the below deployment criteria: Prod vs Non-Prod: : Cloud Pak for Automation is charged differently for production vs non-product environments. Also there ...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 2 Not under consideration