Table of contents

Preparing to provision an OpenPages instance

Before you provision OpenPages® instances, you need to collect information from your cluster administrator.

Before you begin

Procedure

  1. Ask your cluster administrator what type of database your deployment is using: internal or external.
  2. If you're using an internal database, collect the following information:
    Information you need Description
    Namespace The project (namespace) where the Cloud Pak for Data control plane is installed.
    Node label Ask your cluster administrator if your cluster uses dedicated nodes for the database. If it does, ask for the label of the database nodes.
    Data storage class The name of the storage class to use to provision storage for database storage.
    Metadata storage class The name of the storage class to use to provision storage for database metadata storage.
    Backup storage class The name of the storage class to use to provision storage for database backup storage.
    Application file storage class The name of the storage class to use to provision storage for OpenPages application files.
  3. If you're using an external database, collect the following information:
    Information you need Description
    Namespace The project (namespace) to use for OpenPages.
    Database secret The name of the secret that contains the database connection information.
    Application file storage class The name of the storage class to use to provision storage for OpenPages application files.

What to do next

You can now provision an instance. See Provisioning an instance of OpenPages or Provisioning an instance of OpenPages by using the command line.