Follow these steps to obtain Red Hat Not For Resale (NFR) software components required for installation of IBM Cloud Paks from the Software Access Catalog.

1) Create a Red Hat account

Click the Create a Red Hat account button to create a RedHat.com account if you don't already have one.

Note: Account type must be Corporate.

2) Join Red Hat Partner Connect

Click the Apply for a Red Hat partnership button to join Partner Connect if you're not already a Red Hat partner.

Note: You will first need to create a Red Hat Corporate account (step 1 above) if you don't already have one.

  • Make note of your registration tracking number.
  • It may take 1-3 business days for your application to be processed and approved.
  • If you don't receive confirmation from Red Hat after 3 days, contact Red Hat partner support to get status.  Be sure to tell them you are an IBM Business Partner.
  • If your company has an existing Red Hat partner account, your organization administrator can grant you access by manually creating a new user on the existing account. If you have questions, contact Red Hat customer service.

3) Request NFR subscriptions

Follow these How to Guide instructions to create new NFR subscriptions for Red Hat software required for installation of IBM Cloud Paks  (example, OpenShift):