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Status Under review
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 8, 2021

TLS support for cloudctl tool to connect to internal repository in Airgap environment

Enable TLS support for cloudctl tool to connect to TLS based internal repository in Airgap environment

Per Cloud Pak for Business Automation documentation, "Installing the IBM operator catalog" in Airgap environment requires the usage of the cloudctl tool. This tool expects the user id and password to be passed as an argument to connect to local repository. Our local repositories support only TLS.

Example in Step 6d

https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-biz-automation/21.0.x?topic=environment-installing-operator-catalog

cloudctl case launch \
--case ${OFFLINEDIR}/${CASE_ARCHIVE} \
--inventory ${CASE_INVENTORY_SETUP} \
--action configure-cluster-airgap \
--namespace ${NAMESPACE} \
--args "--registry ${LOCAL_REGISTRY} --user ${LOCAL_REGISTRY_USER} --pass ${LOCAL_REGISTRY_PASS} --inputDir ${OFFLINEDIR}" \
--tolerance 1


Idea Priority High
Why is it useful?

This will be used during product upgrades regularly to mirror the new images

Who would benefit from this IDEA? All cloud users with TLS enabled registry