Installing OpenShift Container platform

Note: This step is optional. It is only needed if IBM Certified Container Software for Connect:Direct for UNIX deployment is planned for deployment on Redhat OpenShift cluster.
OpenShift container platform brings together Docker and Kubernetes and provides an API to manage these services. OpenShift Container Platform allows you to create and manage containers.

It is an on-premise platform service that uses Kubernetes to manage containers built on a foundation of Red Hat Enterprise Linux. For more information on how to setup an OpenShift container platform cluster environment, see Installing OpenShift.