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IBM Cloud Pak System

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Improve RHEL 8 lifecycle support on Cloud Pak System

We are not in a position to get a RHEL 8.x minor release rolled out at scale within the 2 years of EUS provided by Red Hat (please also refer to the uploaded diagram: IBM CPS – RHEL 8 lifecycle challenge.pdf): - Red Hat provides 2 years of EUS (ex...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 1 Planned for future release

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

Encrypted email for call home

In all customer projects where the PureApplication System is used - the Call-Home functionality is one of the most important features, but we depend on the customers security-officer to send out the eMails and Problems to our support team. Current...
almost 4 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Not under 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

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

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...
almost 2 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 1

Support Java 8 or later for PureCLI

According to the documentation (https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-pak-system-w4600/2.3.3?topic=reference-downloading-command-line-interface) and from the "Readme" file of PureCLI, the command-line interface PureCLI only supports Java 6 and Java 7 ...
about 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 1

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...
over 1 year ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Planned for future release

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

Use firewalld in RHEL7 Core OS

In RHEL 7 firewalld is the preferred firewall solution. In the current CoreOS images for RHEL7 iptables is still in use. Please change the CoreOS (and all scripting that depends on this) to use firewalld instead off iptables. This statement could ...
over 5 years ago in IBM Cloud Pak System 0 Not under consideration