Deploying an application

You can deploy a published application from the Managed services.


To deploy an application:

  1. There are two ways to select an application for deployment:
    • In the navigation bar, click Library > Applications. The applications library is displayed. You can also search for the application. Click the application name or click Deploy in the overflow menu of your application to deploy it.
    • In the navigation bar, click Automate infrastructure > Service library and click the application tile.
  2. Verify the details of the application.
  3. Select a namespace from the Namespace drop-down list.
  4. Enter the application deployment name prefix. This prefix is used as a name of the deployed application instance and is used in the Search option. And it replaces the ${prefix} keyword that is used in the YAML file by the prefix name provided by the user.

    Note: The prefix name should consist of lower case alphanumeric characters, '-' or '.', and must start and end with an alphanumeric character.

  5. The Updated resources table displays the name of the resources and their values from the application YAML file. This table is updated with the application deployment prefix for the resources that have ${prefix} placeholder in the YAML file.
  6. Enter the values of input parameters (if defined).
  7. Click Deploy. A message confirming the successful provisioning of resources to IBM Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management. From here you can,

    • Check deployed instances page
    • Check the application library
    • Manage applications