How to configure Red Hat OpenShift to forward logs to VMware vRealize Log Insight Cloud

In this blog post we will cover how to configure Red Hat OpenShift to forward logs from the ClusterLogging instance to an external 3rd party system, in this case, VMware vRealize Log Insight Cloud. Architecture The Openshift Cluster Logging will have to be configured for accessing the logs and forwarding to 3rd party logging tools. … Continue reading How to configure Red Hat OpenShift to forward logs to VMware vRealize Log Insight Cloud

OpenShift – Cluster-Monitoring-Operator Pod Error – cannot verify user is non-root

The issue After building a brand new OpenShift 4.6.9 cluster, I noticed one of the pods was not running correctly oc get pods -n openshift-monitoring ….. NAME READY STATUS RESTARTS AGE cluster-monitoring-operator-f85f7bcb5-84jw5 1/2 CreateContainerConfigError 0 112m Upon inspection of the pod; oc describe pod cluster-monitoring-operator-XXX -n openshift- monitoring I could see the following error message; … Continue reading OpenShift – Cluster-Monitoring-Operator Pod Error – cannot verify user is non-root

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How to specify your vSphere virtual machine resources when deploying Red Hat OpenShift

When deploying Red Hat OpenShift to VMware vSphere platform, there are two methods: User Provisioned Infrastructure (UPI) Installer Provisioned Infrastructure (IPI) There are several great blogs covering both options and deployment methods. In this blog, we are going to use the IPI method but customize the settings of our Virtual Machines that are deployed setting … Continue reading How to specify your vSphere virtual machine resources when deploying Red Hat OpenShift

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Red Hat OpenShift on VMware vSphere – How to Scale and Edit your cluster deployments

Working with Red Hat OpenShift on vSphere, I’m really starting to understand the main infrastructure components and how everything fits together. Next up was understanding how to control the cluster size after initial deployment. So, with Red Hat OpenShift, there are some basic concepts we need to understand first, before we jump into the technical … Continue reading Red Hat OpenShift on VMware vSphere – How to Scale and Edit your cluster deployments

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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