Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes 2.2 Support Matrix

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Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes (Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management) provides the tools and capabilities to address common challenges that administrators and site reliability engineers face as they work across a range of environments, including multiple datacenters, private clouds, and public clouds that run Kubernetes clusters.

Using Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes (Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management), you can:

  • Easily provision Kubernetes clusters and offer complete cluster lifecycle management (create, upgrade, destroy) from a single console. Discover and onboard existing clusters into a consistent management domain.
  • Use policies to automatically configure and maintain consistency of security controls required by industry or self-imposed corporate standards.
  • Deploy and maintain day 2 operations of business applications distributed across your cluster landscape.

Supported Browsers

The following table outlines the browsers that are supported for viewing the Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management web user interface.

Browser support is divided into tiers:

  • Tier 1: Browser and operating system combinations that are fully tested and fully supported. Red Hat Engineering is committed to fixing issues with browsers on this tier.
  • Tier 2: Browser and operating system combinations that are partially tested, and are likely to work. Limited support is provided for this tier. Red Hat Engineering will attempt to fix issues with browsers on this tier.
  • Tier 3: Browser and operating system combinations that are not tested, but may work. Minimal support is provided for this tier. Red Hat Engineering will attempt to fix only minor issues with browsers on this tier.
Support Tier Browser
Tier 1 Google Chrome - Chrome for Business; Mozilla Firefox Version 82.0.2 (64-bit)
Tier 2 Microsoft Internet Explorer Edge - Version 44 and later (Windows), Version 81 (Official build) (64-bit) (MacOS)
Tier 3 Safari on MacOS (Mojave) - Version 14.0

Supported Platforms for Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes

Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management has two main components:

  • A server component called the “hub” where the management tools and user interface are running
  • A client component that is installed on all Kubernetes clusters that will be managed by the “hub”
Platform Supported for hub Supported for management
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 3.11.200, and later No Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.4.3, and later No Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.5.2, and later Yes Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.6.1, and later Yes Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.7.0, and later Yes Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated (Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform version 4.5.16, and later) Yes Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on IBM Cloud (ROKS) 4.5.x, and later Yes Yes
Azure Red Hat OpenShift (Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform version 4.5.27, and later) Yes Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on VMware vSphere Yes Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on OpenStack 16.1, and later Yes Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Engine No Yes
Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS) (Kubernetes 1.17.6, and later) No Yes
Google Kubernetes Engine (Google GKE) (Kubernetes 1.17, and later) No Yes
IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service (Kubernetes 1.18, and later) No Yes
Microsoft Azure Kubernetes Service (Microsoft AKS) (Kubernetes 1.19.6, and later) No Yes
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform on IBM Z No Yes

For product lifecycle information for Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, see Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Life Cycle. Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes is not supported on OpenShift Container Platform versions that have reached their end-of-life status.

Note: As the pace of change in public cloud features is high, constantly changing and evolving, the compatibility for Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management for Kubernetes is correct at GA of the product. Best effort basis during errata cycle for public cloud vendors introduced breaking changes (intended or unintended) to existing functionality. Any other changes or additions would be considered as a Request For Enhancement (RFE), which is evaluated for potential inclusion in future releases. An RFE can be requested using standard support mechanisms.

For Kubernetes services, see Public Cloud Kubernetes support statement.

Feature Support

Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management allows you to perform actions on the clusters that it manages, and provides features for interacting with and providing information about those clusters. This section outlines the status of features support that you can perform on clusters.

Observability

Features Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Engine IBM Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Services Amazon EKS Google GKE IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Microsoft AKS Azure Red Hat OpenShift Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated Red Hat OpenShift on OpenStack
Dashboard overview Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Filtering by provider, region, condition, and Kubernetes type Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dynamic search across Kubernetes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cluster Health Monitoring (Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform version 4.5, and later) Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Application topology view Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Visual web terminal (technical preview) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Cluster Lifecycle Management

Features Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Engine IBM Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Services Amazon EKS Google GKE IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Microsoft AKS Azure Red Hat OpenShift Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated Red Hat OpenShift on OpenStack
Cluster list view Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Import existing cluster Yes (OpenShift Container Platform 3.11, and later) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Create a cluster Yes (OpenShift Container Platform 4.5, and later) Yes No No No No No No No Yes (only by using Hive API)
Upgrade a cluster Yes (OpenShift Container Platform 4.5, and later) Yes No No No No No No No Yes
Destroy a cluster Yes (OpenShift Container Platform 4.5 and later) Yes No No No No No No No Yes (only by using Hive API)
Provider Supported
Amazon Web Service Yes
Google Cloud Platform Yes
Microsoft Azure Yes
Bare metal Yes (Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.5.2, and later 4.5.x releases; and 4.6.1, and later 4.6.x releases)
VMware vCenter Yes (Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform 4.5.2, and later)

Application Lifecycle Management

Features Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Engine IBM Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Services Amazon EKS Google GKE IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Microsoft AKS Azure Red Hat OpenShift Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated Red Hat OpenShift on OpenStack
Ansible integration (requires Ansible Automation Platform) (Technical Preview) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Application list view Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Topology view: Cluster to application relationship to resources Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Channel/subscription deployment from CI/CD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Placement by labels and rules across cluster Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Subscriptions activated at specific time windows Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Deploy applications using Argo CD Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Governance, Risk, and Compliance

Features Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Engine IBM Red Hat OpenShift Kubernetes Services Amazon EKS Google GKE IBM Cloud Kubernetes Service Microsoft AKS Azure Red Hat OpenShift Red Hat OpenShift Dedicated Red Hat OpenShift on OpenStack
Dashboard overview with policies and cluster violations Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Policies list view Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Pre-created policies following security standards: NIST CSF, PCI Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Governance across clusters Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Leverage Policy to change operator-based components (IAM, MachineSets, and so on) Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Deploy operators with Policy Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Remediation with enforcement Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Install Gatekeeper operator with an operator policy Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Install the compliance operator with an operator policy Yes Yes Yes No No No No Yes Yes Yes

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