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  • SteveW
    40
    Points
    SteveW   
    Currently there is no mechanism to failover public (or PSN) IP addresses between vDCs, to redirect traffic between 2 vDCs in a DR failover situation. Global Site Selection via DNS or manual DNS changes could be used to redirect traffic between 2 vDCs with different public IPs, but these options do have limitations (DNS caching etc).

    It would be useful to be able to advertise the same IP address/range from 2 different vDCs with BGP preferences plus interface tracking or health checks used to identify the preferred site and update the routing accordingly.

    Thanks
      Posted to Products  - Sub-category: Connectivity
  • Adrian Plummer
    10
    Points
    Adrian Plummer   
    Having just had to reset my "ideas" password, please can you consider integrating the authentication between this site and the main customer portal?
  • UKCloud Ideas
    10
    Points
    UKCloud Ideas   
    Idea submitted by an attendee at Meet the Team on 1st November
    It would be useful to have a record of activities performed in the Portal for auditing purposes.
  • UKCloud Ideas
    10
    Points
    UKCloud Ideas   
    Idea submitted by an attendee at Meet the Team on 1st November
    It would be useful to have a PDF version of Knowledge Centre articles.
  • UKCloud Ideas
    10
    Points
    UKCloud Ideas   
    Idea submitted by an attendee at Meet the Team on 1st November
    Would like to be able to query UKCloud platform status via an API so that we don't need to physically go to the status page.
  • UKCloud Ideas
    10
    Points
    UKCloud Ideas   
    Idea submitted by an attendee at Meet the Team on 1st November
    Be able to offer 6 9's SLa by designing across multiple sites
      Posted to Products  - Sub-category: Compute
  • droa
    10
    Points
    droa   
    It doesn't seem possible to get maintainence notifications from the service status site https://status.ukcloud.com by any of email, atom or RSS - only incident notifications.
    Could this be added as some maint notifications have mandatory actions attached that may be missed.
  • droa
    10
    Points
    droa   
    It would be useful to get notified of a count or list of VMs that haven't been booted in over 90 days as these may be suitable for removal, saving money by no longer paying for the storage charges.
  • droa
    10
    Points
    droa   
    In our recent service review the following customer environment status indicators were given to us:

    Old vShield Edges
    Disabled Firewalls
    Out of date Snapshots
    Old VMware tools

    Could these indicators be added to the UKC Portal with notifications if we stop being "green" for each of them
  • Ian
    30
    Points
    Ian   
    In order to meet monitoring requirements, it would be good to be able to interface our protective monitoring system with ukcloud's portal to pick up events (such as sucessful or failed log-ins, backup failures, etc).

    We already monitor the VMs for logins.  We would like to extend this monitoring to include UKCloud portal events. At present we have to manually login to monitor these, but would like to be alerted immediately someone logs in.