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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Cloud Pak for Data
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 3, 2022

Installation procedure without "cloudctl" command nor GitHub

For security reasons, we would like to be able to install CP4D and the add-ons :

  • without having to download anything from GitHub (we would prefer to download everything from the IBM container image registry "" or from an IBM RPM package registry for instance) ;

  • without having to run a blck-box software as "cloudctl" command, especially when it requires to be connected to the Openshift cluster as a cluster administrators.

Instead of having to download and use the CASE packages through the "cloudctl" command, would it be possible to just define a bunch of catalog sources and then create the operator subscriptions in order to install the operators we need?

Thank you.

Needed By Week
  • Admin
    Malcolm Singh
    Jun 3, 2022

    Hi Frederic, we are aiming for the end of June.

  • Guest
    May 6, 2022

    Hi Singh,

    Thank you. I have no further question. We are just waiting for the next release of CP4D (which is planed for end of June, right ?). Thank you.

    Best regards,

    Frédéric Mignard

  • Admin
    Malcolm Singh
    May 6, 2022

    Hi Frederic, a quick follow-up to check if you had any further questions.

  • Admin
    Malcolm Singh
    Apr 19, 2022

    Hi Frédéric, following up with you in case you had any further questions.

  • Admin
    Malcolm Singh
    Mar 21, 2022

    Hi Frédéric, Merci for submitting this request. We realize that security is one of the top priorities in enterprise environments and we are always seeking to address these issues. So in our next minor release of Cloud Pak for Data, we will be introducing a change where the Red Hat OpenShift Cluster Platform 'oc' command can be used directly instead of indirectly via the cloudctl tool. This will remove the need to access github or use the cloudctl tool to deploy Cloud Pak for Data.

    In the meantime we have provided a workaround for you to use at the current 4.0.x releases, (which we have heard that you have been able to implement successfully.) Let use know if you have any further questions or concerns.