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Portworks DR for CP for Data 4.5

Portworks DR was completely supported for CP for Data 3.5. It is necessary to keep this option in CP' scope. Recall that we have customers that are still using it, we don't have to take out Portworks. The most critical case is BAC. They are the l...
22 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Planned for future release

Cloud Pak for Data platform and services inherit underlying OpenShift Proxy settings

Cloud Pak for Data (and all Cloud Paks) deployed within OpenShift On-Premises Connected (non-air-gapped) clusters are often behind an HTTP PROXY. When installing the OpenShift Cluster, the HTTP PROXY variables (http_proxy, https_proxy, no_proxy) a...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1

Pod dependency for Openshift Topology view

CP4D pods should have the dependency information for Openshift Topology view. To support CP4D running on Openshift rapidly for customers, we tried to understand where is the cause and which pod should stop/start based on their dependency. ...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

Selectable storage class for Storage Volumes

Cloudpak 4 Data in 3.5+ allows users to create (user) storage volumes from the UI. This feature has three options, one is 'external NFS'. This request is only applicable for this alternative. Technically this creates a PV and a matching PVC on the...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 4 Functionality already exists

Backup/Restore all the services at one action

To backup/restore procedure for CPD has some steps and it is complicated. We hope we can backup/restore each pods, services, whole system including storage at one action ie Web UI.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Functionality already exists

Simplify setting up CP4D monitoring and alerting #cpfield

Setting up CP4D alerting (e.g. forwarding alerts to slack/email) should be as simple as when setting up alerting for OCP with Prometheus. Everything should be able to be done in the web console. This would enable people who are not experienced w...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Under review

Official support for GCE storage for Cloud Pak for Data.

Ford standard is to use GCP storage for applications installed on GCP. The following storage options are currently supported on Google Cloud infrastructure, But Ford needs Official support for GCE storage for Cloud Pak for Data: • OpenShift Data F...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Customer should be able to swap the storage type used in Cloud Pak for Data

Customer want to switch from NFS/Portworx based persistent volume storage used for Cloud Pak for Data into OpenShift Data Foundation(OCS) storage to make their cluster production ready. This will provide the snapshot capability for use with Backup...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Unify the CASE package version number with CP4D refresh version number

We have too many version number in CP4D and its services. For example, CASE package version, Operator version, Operand version and Service version. Operator and operand versions https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-data/4.0?topic=planning-ope...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Add configuration options for LDAP Names to GUI in CPD

There is currently no way to configure what names are pulled from LDAP in the user interface for LDAP Configuration in CPD. After working with Harjit Thind, it was decided that we should open a development request to expose these configuration opt...
12 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Needs more information