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Add fields for Bluemix Maintenance Notifications


It would be extremely useful for us to add more posible fields to the notifications that we are subscribed.

Searching in the Bluemix Console Documentation the only values available for the notifications are the following:


Affected services



Affected components

Maintenance update


Message description

Maintenance update and incident


Scheduled start date for the update

Maintenance update


Scheduled end time for the update

Maintenance Update


Severity rating



Affected components



Message title

Maintenance update and incident


Affected region

Maintenance update and incident


Status of the update

Maintenance update


Update or incident

Maintenance update and incident


We designed the template that helps more our needs for "Maintenance notifications", and there are some values that we do not know how we could obtain it, but we could found them in the Bluemix Console.


Work item, Duration, Customer Approval Required, Disruptive Impact and Scheduled Date and TIme. All these values are in System Information --> System Updates --> Information

Date of Deployment Started and Date of Deployment Completed. These values are in System Information --> System Updates --> History


Template of Maintenance Notification:

Work Item

Maintenance Notification


Customer Approval Required

Disruptive Impact

Affected Components


Update Window

Scheduled Date and Time

Deployment Started

Deployment Completed


Affected Region















If we could have the IBM value for all these fields will be extremely useful for us

Thanks in advance for your help


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  • Mar 6 2017
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  • Patti Bugge commented
    April 27, 2017 02:34

    How about adding the CR/DR number and CR/DR name?

  • Swee Heong Lim commented
    July 06, 2017 16:57

    SK requested for the same enhancement of having a the template of maintenance notification with Customer Approval Required column. For Bank of Tokyo, they has request with the DR number to be part of the notification that allow them to match during the schedule or approval from the Bluemix console. Please consider this request. Thank you

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