Chapter 11. Supported and Unsupported features for IBM Power and IBM Z

Table 11.1. List of supported and unsupported features on IBM Power and IBM Z

FeaturesIBM PowerIBM Z

Compact deployment

Unsupported

Unsupported

Dynamic storage devices

Unsupported

Supported

Stretched Cluster - Arbiter

Supported

Unsupported

Federal Information Processing Standard Publication (FIPS)

Unsupported

Unsupported

Ability to view pool compression metrics

Supported

Unsupported

Automated scaling of Multicloud Object Gateway (MCG) endpoint pods

Supported

Unsupported

Alerts to control overprovision

Supported

Unsupported

Alerts when Ceph Monitor runs out of space

Supported

Unsupported

Extended OpenShift Data Foundation control plane which allows pluggable external storage such as IBM Flashsystem

Unsupported

Unsupported

IPV6 support

Unsupported

Unsupported

Multus

Unsupported

Unsupported

Multicloud Object Gateway (MCG) bucket replication

Supported

Unsupported

Quota support for object data

Supported

Unsupported

Minimum deployment

Unsupported

Unsupported

Regional-Disaster Recovery (Regional-DR) with Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management (RHACM)

Supported

Unsupported

Metro-Disaster Recovery (Metro-DR) multiple clusters with RHACM

Supported

Supported

Single Node solution for Radio Access Network (RAN)

Unsupported

Unsupported

Support for network file system (NFS) services

Supported

Unsupported

Ability to change Multicloud Object Gateway (MCG) account credentials

Supported

Unsupported

Multicluster monitoring in Red Hat Advanced Cluster Management console

Supported

Unsupported

Deletion of expired objects in Multicloud Object Gateway lifecycle

Supported

Unsupported

Agnostic deployment of OpenShift Data Foundation on any Openshift supported platform

Unsupported

Unsupported

Installer provisioned deployment of OpenShift Data Foundation using bare metal infrastructure

Unsupported

Unsupported

Openshift dual stack with OpenShift Data Foundation using IPv4

Unsupported

Unsupported

Ability to disable Multicloud Object Gateway external service during deployment

Unsupported

Unsupported

Ability to allow overriding of default NooBaa backing store

Supported

Unsupported

Allowing ocs-operator to deploy two MGR pods, one active and one standby

Unsupported

Unsupported