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Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas

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Configure ICAM and Prometheus/Grafana out of the box to monitor CP4MCM components

ICAM, Prometheus, Event , Ansible remediation must all be confugured out of the box to monitor and event on CP4MCM component's health and automated remediation action. No post install manual configuration should be needed if the component is inst...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

Create policies ( in GRC or other place) to enforce deployment parameters e.g replicas

For production apps, if the deployment does not specify a minimum number of replica ( e.g. 3 or more) then make the deployment have replica =3
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Support app deployment that allows staging of images locally to the cluster before deployment or upgrade

For RO/BO situations with low or unpredictable bandwidth, the deployment needs to take place in a deterministic time. E.g. at shift change. The current deployment model with subscription and pull makes the deployment variable
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Support creating a application yaml for all deployments from catalog if the yaml does not exist

There is enough information available to create a app yaml for apps deployed from the catalog.
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Under review

CloudPak for MCM API mock framework delivered via the microcks project

http://microcks.github.io/ For partners and clients looking to build integrations to the MCM Ecosystem, having easy access to a definition of the MCM APIs (e.g. event sourcing, security violations, workload management, etc ...) that can be "moc...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Submitted

When importing a template, download the entire set of terraform folders and not just the base folder

We are trying to implement modules for a client, and in this scope we have several individual scripts that accessed the same module. For this to work, we have the module folder one level higher, and then one folder for each of the specific scripts...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Aggregate common-services Prometheus data to Hub

The klusterlet currently will aggregate OCP Prometheus data to the Hub cluster if installed on OCP. If a user installs the common-services Prometheus on a Managed Cluster (like say when installing a CloudPak on an MC) then the klusterlet should ag...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Under review

Usage and Metering

As an MCM service provider, I’d like to be able to retrieve usage and metering data through our MCM hub via a multi-tenant aware API at relative high frequency (on demand) for billing purposes.
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Functionality already exists

Capability to export the results of a Search in MCM as a spreadsheet and maybe a PDF also.

Customer feedback from Charter Communications. They love our "federated" search capability; however, they would like to be able to export the results of a search to a .CSV or Excel file so that they can distribute reports to others. I don't see...
Guest over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration