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Deploying OpenShift clusters (IPI) using vRA Code Stream

This walk-through will detail the technical configurations for using vRA Code Stream to deploy Red Hat OpenShift Clusters, register them as Kubernetes endpoints in vRA Cloud Assembly and Code Stream, and finally register the newly created cluster in Tanzu Mission Control. The deployment uses the Installer Provisioned Infrastructure method for deploying OpenShift to vSphere. Which … Continue reading Deploying OpenShift clusters (IPI) using vRA Code Stream

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How to install and configure Kasten to protect container workloads on Red Hat OpenShift and VMware vSphere

In this blog post I’m going to cover deploying and configuring Kasten, the container based enterprise backup software now owned by Veeam Software. This deployment will be inside my Red Hat OpenShift Environment which is running on top of VMware vSphere. I’ll be protecting a cool gaming application that has data persistence using MongoDB. Installing … Continue reading How to install and configure Kasten to protect container workloads on Red Hat OpenShift and VMware vSphere

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Enabling Tanzu Mission Control Data Protection on Red Hat OpenShift

Just a quick blog on how to get the Data Protection feature of Tanzu Mission Control on Red Hat OpenShift. By default you will find that once the data protection feature is enabled, the pods for Restic component of Velero error. Enable the Data Protection Feature on your Openshift cluster You will see the UI … Continue reading Enabling Tanzu Mission Control Data Protection on Red Hat OpenShift

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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

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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