Red Hat OpenShift on Public Cloud with IBM Block Storage


Published 27 July 2020, updated 03 August 2020

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ISBN-10: 0738459046
ISBN-13: 9780738459042
(45 pages)

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The purpose of this document is to show how to install RedHat OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) on Amazon web services (AWS) public cloud with OpenShift installer, a method that is known as Installer-provisioned infrastructure (IPI). We also describe how to validate the installation of IBM container storage interface (CSI) driver on OCP 4.2 that is installed on AWS. This document also describes the installation of OCP 4.x on AWS with customization and OCP 4.x installation on IBM cloud.

This document discusses how to provision internet small computer system interface (iSCSI) storage that is made available by IBM Spectrum® Virtualize for Public Cloud (SVPC) that is deployed on AWS. Finally, the document discusses the use of Red Hat OpenShift command line interface (CLI), OCP web console graphical user interface (GUI), and AWS console.

Table of contents

OpenShift overview
CSI plug-in and SVPC overview
Infrastructure overview
Demonstration steps
Creating RHEL 7.x node 1 with AMI image
Installing OCP on AWS
Creating RHEL 7.x node 2 with an AMI image
Installing CSI driver plug-in
Sample file
Installing OpenShift 4.x on AWS with customization
OCP4.3 on AWS with IPI
Installing Red Hat OpenShift 4.x on IBM Cloud

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