The charter of Open Innovation Labs is to help our customers accelerate application development and realize the latest advancements in software delivery, by providing skills, mentoring, and tools. Some of the challenges I frequently hear from customers are those around Platform as a Service (PaaS) environment provisioning and configuration. This article is first in the series of articles that guide you through installation configuration and usage of the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform
(OCP) on Amazon Web Services (AWS).
This installation addresses cloud based security group creation, Amazon Route 53 based DNS, creates a server farm that survives power cycles, and configures OCP for web based authentication and persistent registry. This article and companion video (view below) eliminates the pain-points of a push button installation and validation of a four node Red Hat OCP cluster on AWS.
By the end of the tutorial, you should have a working Red Hat OCP PaaS that is ready to facilitate your team’s application development and DevOps pipeline.
Please note: The setup process uses Red Hat Ansible and an enhanced version of the openshift-ansible aws community installer.
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