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Common Bluemix ID and Billing Questions: Part 2

You expect and deserve answers to questions as quickly as possible so that you can move forward with your business. In Bluemix Support, we receive a number of similar questions involving account changes, billing, and login issues. As we see patterns, we update our externally published FAQs to help you address questions without needing to open a ticket. However, if you need to open a ticket, we will address it as quickly as possible based on the documented severity levels in our Getting customer support information. In conjunction with my April 2016 Common Bluemix ID and billing questions article, here are some questions and answers:

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Context Mapping, Driver Behavior and Automotive Experimental withdrawing support for TLS 1.0 and 1.1

As part of our commitment to security, IBM Watson IoT Context Mapping, IBM Watson IoT Driver Behavior and IBM Watson IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix will be withdrawing support for TLS 1.0. and TLS 1.1 This helps us align with industry best practices for security and data integrity. IBM Watson IoT Context Mapping, IBM Watson IoT Driver Behavior and IBM Watson IoT for Automotive Experimental Bluemix will continue to support TLS 1.2.

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Watson Developer Cloud: Disabling 3DES Cipher Suites

The support for 3DES cipher suites in TLS connections made to Watson Developer Cloud services is being disabled on July 24, 2017 to eliminate a vulnerability.

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Life after an expiring Bluemix account – the difference between trial, pay-per-use, and subscription

You are busy coding that next innovative, revolutionary application that is going to change life as we know it and you realize that your Bluemix account is about to expire. Oh no! Say it isn't so! What do you do now? What are the different types of Bluemix accounts and how do they fit together? What happens when your Bluemix paid subscription or Global Entrepreneur Program participation expires? Can you still retrieve your data? Can I submit a credit card? These questions are among the most frequently asked Bluemix questions.

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Watson IoT Platform disabling TLS 1.0

As part of our commitment to security, Watson IoT Platform will be shortly withdrawing support for TLS 1.0. This helps us align with industry best practices for security and data integrity. The Watson IoT Platform will continue to support TLS 1.1 and 1.2 and clients using TLS 1.0 must upgrade to 1.1 or higher.

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Migrate Analytics for Apache Spark Notebooks to the IBM Data Science Experience

Hello IBM Analytics for Apache Spark Users, We will be discontinuing support for the Jupyter notebooks on Bluemix as of April 6, 2017. As an IBM Analytics for Apache Spark user, we’d like you to leverage the latest Jupyter Notebooks on the Data Science Experience by migrating your notebooks (Spark 1.4.1 and later versions). Please […]

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Getting Started on Bluemix ADO .Net Core Application to access IBM Data Servers

The purpose of this blog is to help you get started using ADO .Net Core Applications hosted on Bluemix to connect and Perform DML operations against IBM Data Servers.

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App monitoring removed from Mobile Client Access

If you use the Mobile Client Access on Bluemix, you might have noticed that the monitoring feature is no longer available. This post explains why.

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Retirement of Blockchain High Security Business Beta plan

The Blockchain High Security Business Beta plan became Generally Available on October 20, 2016. As a result, we are retiring the Blockchain High Security Business Beta plan on November 1, 2016.

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