Verifying System Requirements

Before you begin the deployment process, verify that your system meets the hardware and software requirements specified for this release.

The Certified Container Software for IBM Connect:Direct® for UNIX has been verified on Red Hat Linux and requires the following minimum hardware and software resources:

Hardware Requirements
  • 1 GB Disk space
  • 500m core
  • 2 GB RAM
  • 100 MB for Persistent Volume

Software Requirements

  • Kubernetes version available is >= 1.11
  • Tiller version available is >= 2.12 and <3.0
  • RHEL version available is >= 7.6
  • Open Shift version available is 3.11
  • Docker image for IBM Connect:Direct for UNIX is loaded to an appropriate docker registry for all worker nodes
  • Ensure that each cluster has 1 master node and at least 1 worker node
  • kubectl and helm commands are available
  • Environment is configured to connect to the target cluster

A certified container deployment strictly enforces the following system requirements. If any of these requirements are not met, the deployment fails. If the deployment fails, review the installation log for a list of non-compliant items.