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Support to deploy Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 9 VMs

IBM Cloud Pak System 2.3.3.4 and 2.3.4.5 provide support for deploying VMs running Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7 and 8 (as well as a number of different versions of Microsoft Windows): https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-pak-system-w3550/2.3.3?t...
about 2 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Submitted

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 (...
about 2 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Submitted

Display the compute nodes with their FQDN in vCenter instead of their IP

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/it...
3 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Under review

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...
3 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Under review

Support newer versions of WebSpheer Application Server and Java on Cloud Pak System

Latest version of the WebSphere Application Server pattern type is v2.3.3.4 (see https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/system-maintenance-and-integrated-components-ibm-cloud-pak-system-version-2335). This version was released on 6th May 2022 and suppo...
4 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Future consideration

Decoupling WebSphere Application Server patterns and Cloud Pak System releases

Currently, IBM used to deliver a new version of the WebSphere Application Server Pattern type as part of the default content for new CPS releases. WebSphere Application Server Pattern type is actually composed of 2 artefacts: - the WebSphere Appli...
4 months 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...
6 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Under review

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...
6 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Under review

LDAP users can't be locked in the CPS GUI

CPS has 2 kinds of user accounts: intern or LDAP. Intern users can be locked, LDAP users can't even with the admin account (Security administration: full permission). A workaround is to delete the user account but that's not possible when the user...
9 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Under review

automatically choose a MAC address during deployment

We would like the deployment to be able to automatically choose a MAC address and asigne it to the VM during deployment
11 months ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Under review