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Ran into a small issue with the activities plus. If you only want to install the activities plus in your test kubernetes cluster and you dont want to upload all images, then you will fail. the support/setupImages.sh script has 2 …

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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 …

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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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