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Python 3.4 Security Vulnerability

Python 2.7.15 is used within PureApp (FW 2.3.2.0.) currently in production within client. This Python version and versions up to 3.4 show security issues CVE-2013-4238, CVE-2013-1752. Vulnerability has been known since 2015.Pls see description PMR...
about 3 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 2 Future consideration

Python 3.7.6 Cloud Pak System Supported

Supportability for Python 3 on PureApps/Cloud Pak Systems to execute cli commands to integrate with upstream and downstream products is currently unsupported.
about 4 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Future consideration

Expose or change CritRsctProtMethod in RSCT/TSA for Db2 HADR deployments

When deploying Db2 HADR on PureApplication, IBM TSA automatically gets installed and setup to handle the automatic failover of Db2. TSA is built on RSCT, which is configured with a recommended/default CritRsctProtMethod of 3. This default ensures ...
over 5 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Future consideration

Best practices for NTP service in OpenShift

The NTP service configuration performed by the OpenShift installation using the Cloud Pak System accelerator should apply a best practice to keep the clocks on the nodes in sync. The default configuration of the NTP service increases the risk of c...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 1 Future consideration

IBM GPFS pattern type makes use of proprietary GPFS wrappers with a defect

The GPFS pattern type version 1.2.10.0 will only use the GPFS wrappers included with the GPFS product in the next release of the GPFS pattern type. Today, GPFS pattern type 1.2.10.0, automatically deployed with two sets of GPFS wrappers. The ones ...
about 5 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 1 Future consideration

Provide a shared service for Flexera FNMS (as an alternative for BigFix/IBM Endpoint Manager Service)

Since v2.3.3.2 of Cloud Pak System, BigFix entitlement is no longer included. Our organization is transitioning to Flexera FNMS (FlexNet Manager Suite), an IBM-certified alternative to BigFix/ILMT as described here (https://www.flexera.com/blog/i...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Future consideration

Update status of TEMCLIENT role on VSI does not always happen correctly

Update status of TEMCLIENT role on VSI is not correct. We found an issue using the IBM Endpoint Manager (IEM) pattern type with updating the status of the TEMCLIENT role on a Virtual System Instance when unlinking the IEM shared service from the e...
almost 5 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Future consideration

Eliminate updates to plugins when using Workload Mobility

When creating Virtual System Patterns (VSPs), clients can opt to lock the system plug-ins as documented in the section "Lock option for plugin usage" here. Clients who deployed Virtual System Instances (VSIs) using Virtual System Patterns that had...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Future consideration

Multi-cloud support for Workload Mobility

IBM Cloud Pak System 2.3.3.3 Interim Fix 1 introduced a new feature called Workload Mobility, allowing clients to move Virtual System Instances (VSIs) – consisting of one or more Virtual Machines (VMs) – from one IBM CPS appliance to another one (...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Future consideration

Network troubleshooting commands

We need troubleshooting tools/commands to be available from the CPS UI. Traceroute and telnet are useful commands when troubleshooting especially during emergencies. Commands available on the UI are only show commands which are not enough when tro...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Future consideration