Category: component pack

As we are currently only using the Customizer from the stack formerly known as pink (sfkap) I was suprised to find the Customizer Lite in the downloads. As my connections 6 lab is running with the sfkap I decided to …

Connections Customizer Lite Read More »

Rule #1: Drain the worker node before a reboot. Consequences if you do not follow the Rule #1: the mongo-db gets corrupt and you need to repair it.Steps to repair the customizer DB: delete the contents in mongo-node-0, mongo-node-1 and mongo-node-2’s …

IBM Customizer – Do not reboot the worker node – personal reminder Read More »

According to this cve There’s a potential issue with kubernetes 1.11.1 which is used in the component pack 6.0.0.6. So I was wondering if it is possible to upgrade the kubernetes version to the patched point release 1.11.5. The long …

IBM Component Pack 6.0.0.6 upgrade Kubernetes 1.11.1 to 1.11.5 Read More »

In order to combine elasticsearch and Connections you need some of the elasticsearch certificates. With version < 6.0.0.6 those certificates could be found in /opt/certs. With the latest release, they are created directly into your kubernetes cluster. With this simple …

IBM Connections Component Pack 6.0.0.6 – reveal the elasticsearch secret Read More »

Now the Customizer is up and running. Now I tried to put the elasticsearch stack. Following the IBM documentation, I was able to add a new worker node, dedicated solely for elasticsearch. Putting the additional images in my dockerregistry, installing …

IBM Component Pack 6.0.0.6 – quest for the missing elasticsearchsecret Read More »

Today I tried to install a small POC environment for the Customizer only. 1 master node and 2 workers. Following the IBM documentation is straight forward. In my POC I relied on the Deploying a non-HA Kubernetes platform path. I …

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