OpenShift

Using the vSphere CSI Driver with OpenShift 4.x and VSAN File Services

You may have seen my blog post “How to Install and configure vSphere CSI Driver on OpenShift 4.x“. Here I updated the vSphere CSI driver to work the additional security constraints that are baked into OpenShift 4.x. Since then, once of the things that has been on my list to test is file volumes backed … Continue reading Using the vSphere CSI Driver with OpenShift 4.x and VSAN File Services

OpenShift

How to Install and configure vSphere CSI Driver on OpenShift 4.x

Introduction In this post I am going to install the vSphere CSI Driver version 2.0 with OpenShift 4.x, in my demo environment I’m connecting to a VMware Cloud on AWS SDDC and vCenter, however the steps are the same for an on-prem deployment. I have updated the available configuration files available from Red Hat for … Continue reading How to Install and configure vSphere CSI Driver on OpenShift 4.x

OpenShift

How to deploy OpenShift 4.3 on VMware vSphere with Static IP addresses using Terraform

Install OpenShift 4.x on vSphere 6.x/7.x The following procedure is intended to create VM’s from an OVA template booting with static IP’s when the DHCP server can not reserve the IP addresses. The Problem OCP requires that all DNS configurations be in place. VMware requires that the DHCP assign the correct IPs to the VM. Since many real installations require the … Continue reading How to deploy OpenShift 4.3 on VMware vSphere with Static IP addresses using Terraform

vRealize Operations – Monitoring OpenShift Container Platform environments

The latest release of  vRealize Operations (the “manager” part of the product name has now been dropped), brings the ability to manage your Kubernetes environments from the vSphere infrastructure up. The Kubernetes integration in vRealize Operations 8.1; vSphere with Kubernetes integration: Ability to discover vSphere with Kubernetes objects as part of the vCenter Server inventory. New … Continue reading vRealize Operations – Monitoring OpenShift Container Platform environments

Kubernetes

How to fix in Kubernetes – Deleting a PVC stuck in status “Terminating”

The Issue Whilst working on a Kubernetes demo for a customer, I was cleaning up my environment and deleting persistent volume claims (PVC) that were no longer need. I noticed that one PVC was stuck in “terminating” status for quite a while. Note: I am using the OC commands in place of kubectl due to … Continue reading How to fix in Kubernetes – Deleting a PVC stuck in status “Terminating”