OpenShift

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

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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

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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