OpenShift 4.3: Spoofing a User

OpenShift 4.3: Spoofing a User

Imagine you’re a cluster administrator managing a huge number of users. A user reaches out to you with a problem: “My console is broken.” There’s seemingly an infinite number of possible explanations for why this user can’t access the console. However, you can’t see their system and they have difficulty explaining what the console is […]

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OpenShift 4.3: User Management Improvements

OpenShift 4.3: User Management Improvements

The Red Hat OpenShift Web Console has always strived to be the easiest way to interact with OpenShift resources, and in version 4.3 we’ve added more capabilities around viewing and editing user management resources. Dedicated pages to view Users and Groups for the cluster have been added, allowing cluster admins to easily see who has […]

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Building and running SAP Commerce in OpenShift

Building and running SAP Commerce in OpenShift

This post describes the process for building and deploying the SAP Commerce platform (formerly known as SAP Hybris) application server and applications to the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. SAP Commerce is a comprehensive commerce platform that includes product content management, experience management, personalization and order management. Architecture and approach The deployment of SAP Commerce […]

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Multi-cluster Management with GitOps

In this blog post we are going to introduce Multi-cluster Management patterns with GitOps and how you can implement these patterns on OpenShift. If you’re interested in diving into an interactive tutorial, try this link. In the introductory blog post to GitOps we described some of the use cases that we can solve with GitOps […]

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Federated Prometheus with Thanos Receive

Federated Prometheus with Thanos Receive

OpenShift Container Platform 4 comes with a Prometheus monitoring stack preconfigured. This stack is in charge of getting cluster metrics to ensure everything is working seamlessly, so cool, isn’t it? But what happens if we have more than one OpenShift cluster and we want to consume those metrics from a single tool, let me introduce […]

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OpenShift 4.2 vSphere Install with Static IPs

In my previous blog I went over how to install OpenShift 4.2 on VMware vSphere 6.7 using DHCP. Using DHCP with address reservation via MAC address filtering is a common way of ensuring network configurations are set and consistent on Red Hat Enterprise Linux CoreOS (RHCOS). Many environments would rather use static IP configuration to […]

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OpenShift 4.2 vSphere Install Quickstart

In this blog we will go over how to get you up and running with an OpenShift 4.2 install on VMware vSphere. There are many methods to work with vSphere that allows automating in creating the necessary resources for installation. These include using Terraform and Ansible to help expedite the creation of resources. In this […]

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Ansible Operators October 2019 Update

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During this month’s Operator Framework SIG Meeting, I presented an update on the latest happenings with Ansible Operators (slides here). I touched on a few topics that I wanted to share with the greater universe. Ansible Operators are being demonstrated as a way to bring existing automation into Kubernetes Report from AnsibleFest Atlanta 2019 Workshop […]

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OpenShift 4.2: Expanded Tools and Services for Developers

OpenShift 4.2: Expanded Tools and Services for Developers

With the release of Red Hat OpenShift 4.2, developers have a lot to be excited about. New developer-facing tools and enhancements in Red Hat OpenShift 4.2 help improve the developer experience, allowing developers to be more productive. Developer Perspective in the Web Console The addition of the new Developer Perspective aims to give developers an […]

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