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Capabilities Matrix

Platforms and Browsers

Providers

The following table lists providers that ManageIQ can manage.

Platform
Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2
Amazon Web Services (AWS) EKS
Ansible AWX
Foreman
Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
IBM AutoSDE
IBM Cloud VPC
IBM Power HMC
IBM Power Systems Virtual Servers (PowerVS)
IBM PowerVC
IBM Terraform
Kubernetes
KubeVirt
Lenovo xClarity
Microsoft Azure
Microsoft Azure Stack
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM)
Nuage Networks
OpenStack
Oracle Cloud
oVirt
Red Hat Ansible Tower
Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP)
Red Hat OpenStack Platform (OSP)
Red Hat Satellite
Red Hat Virtualization (RHV)
Redfish
VMware vCloud
VMware vSphere
VMware NSX-t

Runtime Platforms

The following table lists platforms on which ManageIQ can be installed and run from. They can be obtained from the downloads page.

Platform Form Factor
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Appliance
Docker Monolithic Container
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Appliance
IBM Cloud Appliance
Kubernetes Podified
libvirt Appliance
Microsoft Azure Appliance
Microsoft System Center Virtual Machine Manager (SCVMM) Appliance
OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) Podified
OpenStack Appliance
oVirt Appliance
QEmu/KVM Appliance
Red Hat Virtualization (RHV) Appliance
Vagrant Appliance
VMware vSphere Appliance

Web Browsers

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

Browser
Google Chrome
Mozilla Firefox
Safari
Microsoft Edge

Provider 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 tables outline the capabilities of ManageIQ that are known to work for various virtual infrastructure providers.

Discovery vSphere oVirt / RHV SCVMM OpenStack undercloud IBM Power HMC KubeVirt
Compute Inventory ✅ (Nodes and Services)
Network Inventory ✅ (OVN)
Storage Inventory
Events
Metrics
Forensic Analysis (SmartState) ✅ (Nodes)
General Features vSphere oVirt / RHV SCVMM OpenStack undercloud IBM Power HMC KubeVirt
Relationship Discovery
Drift Comparison ✅ (Nodes)
VM Genealogy
Capacity & Utilization
VM Event Timelines
Infrastructure Event Timelines
Reporting
Right Sizing
Chargeback by Allocation
Chargeback by Usage
Automation Work Flows
Tag Mapping from Provider
Tag Mapping to Provider
VM Compliance Enforcement
VM Policy Enforcement
Alerts - Real Time
Alerts - VM Value Changed
Alerts - VM Reconfigured
Integrate with Service Catalogs
Operations vSphere oVirt / RHV SCVMM OpenStack undercloud IBM Power HMC KubeVirt
VM Remote Console Access (see section below)
VM Power Operations
VM Provisioning            
- using PXE
- using ISO
- from Template to VM
- from VM to Template
- Clone from VM to VM
- Sysprep Windows Templates
- Cloud-init
VM Retirement
VM Reconfiguration
- Disk Addition
- Network Interface Add/Remove
VM Snapshot Creation and Removal
Host Power Operations
Node Operations          
- Add/Remove Node
- Scale Down Node ✅ (Compute nodes only)
- Scale Up Nodes ✅ (Compute nodes only)
- Nodes Policy Enforcement
- Nodes Evacuate

Remote Consoles

Provider Connection Type
vSphere 6.0 VNC
  VMRC
  WebMKS
vSphere 6.5+ VMRC
  WebMKS
RHV SPICE
SCVMM N/A
KubeVirt SPICE

Cloud Providers

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

Discovery AWS Azure GCP OpenStack PowerVC PowerVS IBM VPC Oracle
Compute Inventory
- Key Pairs
Network Inventory
- Cloud Networks
- Cloud Subnets
- Floating IP Addresses N/A N/A
- Load Balancers N/A N/A
- Network Managers
- Network Manager Relations
- Network Ports
- Network Routers
- Security Groups N/A N/A N/A
Storage Inventory
- Storage Manager
- Volumes
Events
Metrics
Forensic Analysis (SmartState)
General Features AWS Azure GCP OpenStack PowerVC PowerVS IBM VPC Oracle
Relationship Discovery
Instance Drift Comparison
Instance Genealogy
Capacity & Utilization
Instance Event Timelines
Cloud Layer Timelines
Reporting
Right Sizing
Chargeback by Allocation
Chargeback by Usage
Automation Work Flows
Tag Mapping from Provider
Tag Mapping to Provider
Instance Policy Enforcement
Instance Compliance Enforcement
Alerts - Real Time
Integrate with Service Catalogs
Operations AWS Azure GCP OpenStack PowerVC PowerVS IBM VPC Oracle
Instance Remote Console Access ✅ (VNC) ✅ (NovaLink-managed hosts only)
Instance Power Operations
Instance Provisioning
- from Image to Instance
- from Image Snapshot to Instance
- from Volume to Instance
- from Volume Snapshot to Instance
- from Orchestration Template
- Cloud-init
- Sysprep Windows Templates N/A N/A N/A
Instance Retirement
Instance Reconfiguration
- Disk Addition
Instance Migration N/A N/A
Instance Snapshot Creation and Removal
Key Pairs Management
Network Manager - CRUD Actions
- Create/Update/Delete Network
- Create/Update/Delete Subnet
- Create/Update/Delete Routers
Volume Creation/Deletion

Container Providers

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

Feature OpenShift 3.11 OpenShift 4.x Kubernetes Amazon EKS Google GKE Azure AKS Oracle OKE IBM Cloud IKS VMware Tanzu
Relationship Discovery
Track Container Image Relationship
Capacity & Utilization
Capture Container Event Timelines
Reporting
Chargeback by Allocation
Chargeback by Usage
Remote Cockpit Node Access
Container Node Compliance Enforcement
Container Node Policy Enforcement
Replicator Compliance Enforcement
Replicator Policy Enforcement
Pod Compliance Enforcement
Pod Policy Enforcement
Image Compliance Enforcement
Image Policy Enforcement
Template Provisioning
Smart State
OpenSCAP Execution and Report
Cross Linking Underlying Infrastructure
Tag Mapping from Provider
Tag Mapping to Provider

Automation Providers

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

Feature Ansible Tower / AWX Embedded Ansible Automate Engine
Groups Inventory
Configured Systems Inventory
Job Template Inventory
Integrate with Service Catalog
Automate Workflows

Network Providers

The following tables outline the capabilities of ManageIQ that are known to work for various network providers.

Discovery Nuage NSX-t
Cloud Tenants
Cloud Networks
Cloud Subnets
Security Groups
Security Policies
Network Services
Floating IPs
Network Ports
Network Routers
Events
Metrics
Operations Nuage NSX-t
Create Cloud Network
Create Cloud Subnet
Delete Cloud Subnet
Delete Floating IP
Create Security Group
Delete Security Group
Create Security Policy

Physical Infrastructure Providers

The following tables outline the capabilities of ManageIQ that are known to work for various physical infrastructure providers.

Discovery Lenovo XClarity Redfish
Chassis
Racks
Physical Servers
Physical Storages
Physical Switches
Events
Metrics
Operations Lenovo XClarity Redfish
PXE Provisioning
Server Firmware Upgrade
Server Power Operations

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
Logical Volume Manager (Linux) Linux

File Systems

File System OS Family Known To Work
FAT Windows
FAT32 Windows
NTFS Windows
ReFS Windows
Ext3 Linux
Ext4 Linux
XFS Linux
ReiserFS Linux
CDfs Linux

File Formats

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