This content is outdated! Please follow the links inside the blog post to get the actual information about current definition of an IBM Cloud Lite Account.
I got a question to my YouTube Live Stream about, if I notice actually possible IBM Cloud lite account changes.
“after a few days when I tried to repeat the process in a new lite account I started getting a message when selecting IBM Cloud Foundry that “This option isn’t available for your account type. Upgrade your account to continue”. I have no other services provisioned. Have IBM changed something in the last few days? Would appreciate your thoughts on the same.”
The YouTube Live Stream I did some times ago.
Findings related to the IBM Cloud Lite account
I wrote an blog post about a year ago called Get started with IBM Cloud – a student perspective. In this blog post you will find a link to the actual IBM Cloud account documentation. In the IBM Cloud documentation you see what’s included to an IBM Cloud lite account.
The following image shows that currently the lite plan includes Cloud Foundry “Free community build packs“ and the IBM Cloud lite plan services you find in the service catalog.
In this image you can see the current features of an lite account.
Convert an existing IBM Cloud trial account to a free IBM Cloud lite account
You can also convert an old existing IBM Cloud trial account to a free IBM Cloud lite account by following the instructions in that link “Enter your email to obtain a link that you can use to start the conversion of your Trial account to a Lite account”.
With all of that in mind, I wasn’t able to find a real change in the IBM Cloud Lite Account.
I hope this was useful for you and let’s see what’s next?