Red Hat OpenShift Data Foundation supports deployment on existing Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (RHOCP) bare metal clusters in connected or disconnected environments along with out-of-the-box support for proxy environments.

Both internal and external OpenShift Data Foundation clusters are supported on bare metal. See Planning your deployment and Preparing to deploy OpenShift Data Foundation for more information about deployment requirements.

To deploy OpenShift Data Foundation, follow the appropriate deployment process based on your requirement: