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Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management
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IBM Observability with Instana
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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...
Cloud Automation Manager support of X.509 client certificate for REST hooks in the service composer
Currently ICAM service composer REST hooks supports basic authentication with login and password.
For some clients such as banks this is basic authentication method is not allowed anymore for machine to machine communication. Instead, SSO based m...
Correlation-id based logging approach when provisioning infrastructure
New correlation-id should be created for each API call/request and should be carried forward to the subsequent internal calls to the other microservices.
All logs should be prefixed with the correlation-id (supported by many logging libraries)
Pre-deployment policy checks to verify that provisioning requests meet the standards/rules of the organization for infrastructure
Deployments must adhere to provisioning standards and stay within security "guard rails". These standards and guard rails are spelled out by means of a collection of rules that are applied to provisioning requests to determine if the requests are ...
Capability to create custom roles in addition to the available standard roles
ICP is missing custom role creation option as per APIC 2018.4.1.0.
It will give admins the flexibility to create the purposely build custom roles to cater the need of individual teams.
Example: New role with the standard viewer plus access to t...
Installation Process should also include using yaml to install
This is to provide an installation path when using the console is not an option because of customer security restrictions. Also to make changes after the installation you use yaml. Also if you have to make adjustments from the defaults then it's a...
Create operand to delete operators when uninstalling MCM v2.0.0
When uninstalling MCM v2.0.0 the user should have the ability to use an out-of-the-box operand to uninstall all of the operators MCM v2.0.0 creates. It is tedious to delete every operator when an install goes wrong.
Kustomize is a declarative management tool that allows users to create different variants or configurations of a base yaml. A tool like this can assist our clients configure our product during the installation process.
License Compliance for Cloud Pak for Automation for Prod and Non-Prod env based on entitlement ratios
So, License Compliance advisor needs to provide the compliance status based on the below deployment criteria:
Prod vs Non-Prod: : Cloud Pak for Automation is charged differently for production vs non-product environments.
Also there ...
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