Hybrid cloud blog

August 23, 2021

How to Configure Red Hat OpenShift to Forward Logs to VMware vRealize Log Insight Cloud

This is a guest post written by Munishpal Makhija, VMware - Senior Member of Technical Staff, Dean Lewis, VMware - Cloud Solutions Architect, and Christian Heidenreich, Red Hat - Product Manager. In ...

Christian Heidenreich

May 5, 2021

Adding Nodes Outside of a MachineSet in vSphere IPI Clusters

OpenShift 4 introduced a new paradigm for cluster installation: installer-provisioned infrastructure (also known as IPI). This full-stack automation experience works not only on public cloud ...

Michael McNeill

March 9, 2021

Provision Red Hat CoreOS (RHCOS) Machines With Custom V3 Ignition Files

Creating Custom V3 Ignition Files With Network Configuration for Static IP Addressing. This post presents the steps for the reader to understand modifying Red Hat CoreOS v3 ignition files. I’ve put ...

James Force

March 2, 2021

OpenShift 4.7: Windows Container Support for Red Hat OpenShift on vSphere

Back in December, we announced that Windows Container support for Red Hat OpenShift became generally available. This was made possible by the Windows MachineConfig Operator (WMCO), which acts as an ...

Christian Hernandez

January 18, 2021

Using the OpenShift Assisted Installer Service to Deploy an OpenShift Cluster on Bare Metal and vSphere

The assisted installer is a project to help simplify OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) installation for a number of different platforms, but focuses on bare metal deployments. The service provides ...

Davis Phillips

December 11, 2020

This Past (Few) Week(s) on OpenShift TV

Just before the Holidays sweep everyone away, we thought it best to present you with some of our favorite bits from our streaming video channel. While the channel is live according to this schedule, ...

Alex Handy

November 9, 2020

How to Install OpenShift 4.6 using Terraform on VMware with UPI

This blog post discusses installation of OpenShift Container Platform (OCP) 4.6 on VMware using the user provisioned infrastructure (UPI) method. The approaches outlined here make use of new features ...

Alex Kretzschmar

August 17, 2020

Fully Automated OpenShift Deployments With VMware vSphere

Since the first release of OpenShift 4, we have supported deployments using the “pre-existing infrastructure” method, also known as user provisioned infrastructure or UPI. This method relies on the ...

Andrew Sullivan

May 26, 2020

Deploying OpenShift 4.4 to VMware vSphere 7

Many organizations have a “virtual first” policy when deploying applications on premises, and, as you would expect, VMware’s vSphere hypervisor, being the most prevalent virtualization platform, is ...

Robbie Jerrom (VMware) and Andrew Sullivan (Red Hat)

May 13, 2020

How to install OpenShift on VMware with Terraform and static IP addresses

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 ...

Alejandro Guadarrama

April 27, 2020

Leveraging local NVMe disks for OpenShift Container Storage on VMware

This blog explains how to leverage local NVMe disks that are present on the vsphere hypervisors inside of OCS. The disks will be directly forwarded to the VMs to keep the latency low. This feature is ...

Christopher Blum