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MCM to enable an Option to provision a cluster from MCM UI

MCM to enable an Option to provision a cluster from MCM UI
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

MCM to provide the choice of BYOC (Bring your own CA signed certificate) for OCP Child Cluster on AWS

Provisioned cluster (VIA MCM) certificate is self-signed and while accessing the cluster it doesn't allow the access if you are in blue network (Ideally cluster provisioning mechanism should ask the user to provide CA signed certificate for the c...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Multi-Tenancy to support multiple customers with one CP4MCM Instance

Requirements:Ability to execute / trigger tasks / actions via (e.g. Ansible, etc. ) across multiple customers environments and received the results from multiple customers and display them on the CP4MCMAbility to provide the necessary RBAC structu...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 3 Future consideration

Team / Org Seperation needed from CloudAutomationManager to AnsibleTower

Customers are setting up a single CAM / Tower system and want to be able to separate the templates and what templates each team can see. Team A: access to tower templates in project ATeam B: access to tower templates in project B Today the te...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Openstack agent for CP4MCM

On Telco to support network virtualization is very common to use Openstack as the cloud operations which operators runs their VNFs (Virtual Network Functions) and is very important to monitor this environment. A CP4MCM agent for Openstack can help...
12 months ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Need to be able to configure non-standard ports for CP4MCM external communications

I was talking to TELUS regarding an upcoming POC. They have a requirement that you can't open standard ports for communications between firewall zone. They have requested that CP4MCM allow for the configuration of alternative ports.They indicat...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Support runtime data collectors to monitor applications using gRPC

When deploying an application that uses gRPC with the runtime data collector, that is, even if the communication between the kubernetes services is other than HTTP/HTTPS, it can be viewed the service dependency topology and the transaction sequenc...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Use the same Channel/Subscription model for apps running in VM-based infra too

MCM and the coming RH ACM are both container friendly solutions, which bring in a unified and simplified Channel/Subscription model to deploy and manage applications within managed Kubernetes clusters across cloud providers.But the vision of CP4MC...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Planned for future release

Service Designer to add example json payload while designing service in CAM Service Composer.

This requirement is being asked by Citi customer , where in they want to view the example json while ordering services from MCMP. To enable this the Service designer must be provided an option to add an example json for ordering while composing th...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Implementation/description how to connect the MCM Hub with K8 services via a secure gateway

I currently try to install MCM in one of our IBM internal data centres. In this, it is not allowed to spin up a VM which is visible from the internet. As we would like to create a demo cluster which supports all target clouds, this also includes t...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration