Getting started

IBM Cloud Pak® for Security can be installed in local (on-premises) or cloud infrastructure environments. Cloud Pak for Security has the following installation options.

System requirements

Ensure that your servers meet the minimum hardware and software requirements for IBM Cloud Pak® for Security.

File system and storage

Persistence is enabled by default in IBM Cloud Pak for Security, so persistent volumes are required; you must have physical volumes available, backed up by a suitable file system. For more information, see Storage requirements.

Air gap installation

To prepare for air gap installation, or when installing from the IBM® Passport Advantage website, you must also have a Docker registry. For more information, see Docker Manifest V2, Schema 2 Opens in a new tab. For more information, see Air gap installation.

What to do next

For more information, see Storage requirements.