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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 20, 2024

Improve documentation and context between CP4BA, foundational services and specific components

The documentation landscape between a specific cloud pak , the foundational services and the specific components are hard to follow and  there are not enough links to navigate the user to the right location.

e.g. Finding APIs on a certain topic is scattered. Adding a User to the cloud pak over an API has to be found by scolling -> Integrated UI -> Platform -> UI -> API
while this functionality cannot be found in the general section APIs. 

When even found the location it is hard to understand what is the context root of a certain API: e.g. User Management APIs 1.0.0 the swager interfaces appears in documentation but the link which is shown as /doc/api/v1/content........ is not understood how this page could be accessed on a true deployment.
What is the context? is it /zen/ is it /zen/#/ is it /really /docs/.....
When trying to figure out, CP4Data has a complete other approach to Usermgmt. I thought cpfs are commonly used?

Another area of confusion is the monitoring capabilities. Yes monitoring needs to be enabled on a CRD level but what has to be done to get a KPI like "number of documents created" from the PCH interface showing up in prometheus. There is neither a link to the CPE dashboard page nor does a new users to CP4BA has a slightly chance to understand how this is put together.

My suggestion:

Introduce a logical architectural illustration how the CP is crafted and include from there (clickable map) navigation links which are helping to navigate.
-summarize all context and all APIs in one place or at least include a link in a list of all APIs.
-summarize all capabilities from a perspective of various activities: Installing, configuring, deploying , logging, monitoring etc.



Idea priority Medium