July 19, 2021 Release Notes

New features

NAT capability for Cloud Router

You can now use NAT when configuring BGP for a Cloud Router connection. This is useful when connecting to services such as Amazon S3, which requires connections come from a public IP address.

screenshot of NAT options

Scheduled port provisioning

You can now order a port and schedule the date and time you would like it to provision.

screenshot of the scheduled port

Until they are provisioned, scheduled ports appear on the Scheduled Orders page:

screenshot of the scheduled port

You can cancel a scheduled order at any time without penalty. Orders must be scheduled at least 48 hours out and no more than 120 days.

Changes and enhancements

  • Pending virtual circuits (virtual circuits requested via the marketplace) will no longer appear in the virtual circuit list until the Z side approves and provisions them. They can still be viewed under Sent Requests on the Connection Requests page.
  • Rearranged the order of the services under Create New Service on the portal dashboard.
  • Added user_uuid as a query parameter to DELETE /v2/auth/sessions.Customer request
  • Improved performance for pricing service requests.
  • Various fixes and improvements to the registration process.

Bug fixes

  • The progress bar that is shown when deprovisioning a Dedicated cloud connection wasn’t working. There will no longer be a progress bar.
  • Reseller customers should not see the option to create a new billing account.
  • The virtual circuit and interfaces counts in the sidebar should not change when a user searches in their respective lists.
  • Detail pages for cloud connections weren’t properly displaying some information.
  • The zone parameter should be required for IBM Cloud Router connections.
  • API docs were incorrectly showing the location_type parameter as optional when using the pricing service APIs.
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