After the IBM® Cloud Pak for Datacontrol plane is installed, a Red Hat® OpenShift® project administrator can install the
services that support your business needs on the platform. Use the guidance in the following
sections to ensure that you have the required tools and information before you install or upgrade
any services on your cluster.
Important: Ensure that you review the guidance in the following sections before you
install or upgrade any services on Cloud Pak for Data:
The images for Cloud Pak for Data services are stored
in your registry server. How you obtain the images depends on your installation environment:
Clusters connected to the internet
The repo.yaml file that is shipped with the Cloud Pak for Data installer includes information about the
default repository where many of the services are available. However, some services are not in the
default repository. Review the information in Obtaining the installation files to determine
whether you need to include any additional entries in your repo.yaml file.
If you are running Cloud Pak for Data on an
air-gapped cluster, ensure that a Red Hat OpenShift
administrator has completed the appropriate task to download the required files for the service:
When you specify a value for the Registry_from_cluster variable, ensure that
you include the project name.
The location of the cpd-cli-workspace directory.
This information applies only to air-gapped environments.
The cpd-cli-workspace directory is created when a cluster administrator
runs the command to download the images. By default, the directory is created within the directory
that contains the Cloud Pak for Data command-line
interface. For details, see: