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Capabilities Matrix

Web Browsers

The following table lists the browsers that are known to work with ManageIQ.

Browser
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Safari
Microsoft Edge

Runtime Platforms

The following table lists platforms on which can be installed and run from.

Platform Appliance or Podfied
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Appliance
Microsoft Azure Appliance
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Appliance
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) Appliance
Kubernetes Podified
OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) Podified
Red Hat OpenStack Platform (OSP) Appliance
Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) Appliance
VMware vSphere Appliance

Capabilities

ManageIQ allows you to discover and interact with various providers. What follows are the capabilities available in various areas for the providers under management.

Infrastructure Providers

The following table outlines the capabilities of ManageIQ that are known to work for various virtual infrastructure providers.

Feature VMware vSphere Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) OpenStack Platform (OSP) Director
Relationship Discovery Yes Yes Yes Yes
VM Drift Comparison Yes Yes Yes No
Track VM Genealogy Yes Yes Yes Yes
Capacity & Utilization Yes Yes No No
Capture VM/Instance Event Timelines Yes Yes Yes No
Discovery - Provider Yes Yes Yes No
Reporting Yes Yes Yes Yes
Right Sizing Yes Yes No No
Chargeback Yes Yes Yes (but limited to inventory allocation) No
Remote Console VM Access (see section below) Yes Yes Yes No
Snapshot Creation and Removal Yes Yes No No
VM Compliance Enforcement Yes Yes Yes No
VM Policy Enforcement Yes Yes Yes No
VM Power Operations Yes Yes Yes No
VM Retirement Yes Yes Yes No
Alerts - Real Time Yes No No No
Alerts - VM Value Changed Yes Yes No No
Alerts - VM Reconfigured Yes Yes No No
Integrate with Service Catalogs Yes Yes Yes No
VM Reconfiguration Yes Yes No No
Automation Work Flows Yes Yes Yes No
Provision VM using PXE Yes Yes No No
Provision VM using ISO No Yes No No
Provision from Template to VM Yes Yes Yes No
Provision from VM to Template Yes Yes No No
Clone from VM to VM Yes No No No
Disk Addition to VM Yes Yes No No
Network Interface Add/Remove to VM Yes Yes No No
Host Power Operations Yes No No No
Provision Host No No No No
Cloud-Init No Yes No No
Customize Windows Templates with Sysprep during Provisioning Yes Yes No No
OVN Provider No Yes No No
Nodes Inventory No No No Yes
OpenStack Services Inventory No No No Yes
Nodes Drift Comparison No No No Yes
Nodes Smart State No No No Yes
Capacity & Utilization No No No Yes
Capture Infrastructure Event Timelines No No No Yes
Node Power Operation No No No Yes
Capacity Planning No No No Yes
Add/Remove Node No No No Yes
Scale Down Node No No No Yes (Compute nodes only)
Scale Up Nodes No No No Yes (Compute nodes only)
Nodes Policy Enforcement No No No Yes
Nodes Evacuate No No No Yes
OpenStack Upgrade No No No No
Tag Mapping from Provider No No No No
Tag Mapping to Provider No No No No

Remote Consoles

Provider Connection Type
VMware vSphere 6.0 VNC
  VMRC
  WebMKS
VMware vSphere 6.5 and higher VMRC
  WebMKS
Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) SPICE
Microsoft SCVMM N/A

Cloud Providers

The following table outlines the capabilities of ManageIQ that are known to work for various cloud providers.

Feature Amazon Web Services (AWS) Microsoft Azure Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Red Hat OpenStack Platform IBM PowerVC via the OpenStack API
Relationship Discovery Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Instance Drift Comparison Yes Yes No Yes No
Track Instance Genealogy Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Capacity & Utilization Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Capture Cloud Layer Timelines No No No Yes Yes
Capture Instance Event Timelines Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Discovery - Provider No No No No No
Disk Addition to Instance Yes Yes No Yes No
Key Pairs Inventory Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Key Pairs Management Yes No No Yes Yes
Reporting Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Right Sizing Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chargeback Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Remote Console Instance Access No No No Yes Yes (for NovaLink-managed hosts only)
Snapshot Creation and Removal No No No Yes Yes
Instance Compliance Enforcement Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Instance Policy Enforcement Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Instance Power Operations Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Instance Retirement Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Alerts - Real Time No No No Yes No
Alerts - Instance Value Changed No No No No No
Alerts - Instance Reconfigured No No No No No
Integrate with Service Catalogs Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Instance Reconfiguration No No No Yes Yes
Volume Inventory No No Yes Yes Yes
Volume Creation/Deletion No No No Yes Yes
Instance Migration No No No Yes Yes
Automation Work Flows Yes No Yes Yes Yes
Network Manager - Read Only No Yes Yes No Yes
Network Manager - CRUD Actions No No No No No
Storage Manager Yes No No Yes No
Provision from Image to Instance Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Provision from Image Snapshot to Instance No No No Yes No
Provision from Volume to Instance No No No Yes No
Provision from Volume Snapshot to Instance No No No Yes No
Orchestration Template Provisioning Yes Yes No Yes No
Cloud-Init No No No Yes No
Sysprep Windows Templates No No No Yes No
Network Manager Relationships Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Relationship Discovery Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Cloud Network Inventory Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Cloud Subnet Inventory Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Network Router Inventory No No Yes Yes No
Security Groups Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Floating IP Addresses Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Network Ports Yes Yes Yes Yes No
Load Balancer Inventory Yes Yes Yes No No
Create/Update/Delete Network No No No Yes No
Create/Update/Delete Subnet No No No Yes No
Create/Update/Delete Routers Yes Yes No Yes No
Tag Mapping from Provider Yes Yes No Yes Yes
Tag Mapping to Provider No No No No No

Remote Consoles

Provider Connection Type
Red Hat OpenStack Platform (OSP) VNC
Amazon Web Services (AWS) N/A
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) N/A
Microsoft Azure N/A

Container Providers

The following table outlines the capabilities of ManageIQ for various container providers.

Feature OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 3.11 OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 4.x Kubernetes
Relationship Discovery Yes Yes Yes
Track Container Image Relationship Yes Yes Yes
Capacity & Utilization Yes Yes Yes
Capture Container Event Timelines Yes Yes Yes
Discovery - Provider No No No
Reporting Yes Yes Yes
Chargeback Yes Yes Yes
Remote Cockpit Node Access Yes No No
Container Node Compliance Enforcement Yes Yes Yes
Container Node Policy Enforcement Yes Yes Yes
Replicator Compliance Enforcement Yes Yes Yes
Replicator Policy Enforcement Yes Yes Yes
Pod Compliance Enforcement Yes Yes Yes
Pod Policy Enforcement Yes Yes Yes
Image Compliance Enforcement Yes Yes Yes
Image Policy Enforcement Yes Yes Yes
Template Provisioning Yes No Yes
Smart State Yes No No
OpenSCAP Execution and Report Yes No Yes
Cross Linking Underlying Infrastructure Yes Yes Yes
Tag Mapping from Provider Yes Yes Yes
Tag Mapping to Provider No No No

Automation Providers

The following table outlines the capabilities of ManageIQ that are known to work for various automation providers.

Feature Ansible Tower Embedded Ansible Automation Engine
Groups Inventory Yes No No
Configured Systems Inventory Yes No No
Job Template Inventory Yes No No
Integrate with Service Catalog Yes Yes Yes
Automate Workflows Yes Yes Yes

Smart State Analysis Capabilities

ManageIQ allows you to analyze virtual machines and instances on the providers it manages to collect information about the base operating system on those virtual machines or instances, their virtual hardware, installed applications, and other details. This operation is known as SmartState analysis. The sections below outline what ManageIQ can parse.

Volume Managers

Volume Manager OS Family Known To Work
Logical Disk Manager (LDM) Windows Yes
Logical Volume Manager (Linux) Linux Yes

File Systems

File System OS Family Known To Work
FAT Windows Yes
FAT32 Windows Yes
NTFS Windows Yes
ReFS Windows No
Ext3 Linux Yes
Ext4 Linux Yes
XFS Linux Yes
ReiserFS Linux Yes
CDfs Linux Yes

File Formats

File Format OS Family Known To Work
Registry Windows Yes
Win32 Accounts Windows Yes
Win32 Event Log Windows Yes
Win32 Services Windows Yes
Win32 Software Windows Yes
Win32 System Windows Yes
SQLite Linux Yes
Berkeley DB (BDB) Linux Yes
Conary Linux Yes
RPM Linux Yes
/etc/passwd Linux Yes
/etc/group Linux Yes
/etc/init.d Linux Yes
/etc/systemd Linux Yes