OKD Nutanix CE 2.0

Guide: Install OKD 4.12 using IPI on Nutanix CE 2.0

The ability to install an OKD cluster on Nutanix using the installer-provisioned infrastructure (IPI) was introduced with OKD 4.11. This guide will walk through installing PKD 4.12 using the IPI installer on a Nutanix Cluster. The official documentation for installing OCP 4.12 using the IPI installer is located here: https://docs.openshift.com/container-platform/4.12/installing/installing_nutanix/preparing-to-install-on-nutanix.html Guides for installing a Nutanix […]

OpenShift Nutanix CE 2.0

Guide: Install OpenShift 4.12 using IPI on Nutanix CE 2.0

The ability to install an OpenShift cluster on Nutanix using the installer-provisioned infrastructure (IPI) was introduced with OpenShift 4.11. This guide will walk through installing OpenShift 4.12 using the IPI installer on a Nutanix Cluster. The official documentation for installing OCP 4.12 using the IPI installer is located here: https://docs.openshift.com/container-platform/4.12/installing/installing_nutanix/preparing-to-install-on-nutanix.html Guides for installing a Nutanix […]

SSL Certificates

Create Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates using DNS-01 challenge

Using Let’s Encrypt to create an SSL certificate at no cost is an excellent resource for home labs. Use this walkthrough to create SSL certs for your home lab. Official documentation for using the certbot-dns-digital ocean plugin is located at certbot-dns-digitalocean.readthedocs.io. I recommend starting with a minimal installation of RHEL or CentOS Stream. Install pip, […]

Bare Metal Nutanix CE 2.0

Install Nutanix CE 2.0 on Bare Metal — Single Node Cluster

Home lab projects are my preferred method of learning new technology. Nutanix has some neat technology, and I want to learn with a hands-on approach. On March 1st, 2023, Nutanix released CE 2.0. This article details the process I used when installing Nutanix CE 2.0 on a bare metal server. The official Nutanix documentation for […]

OpenShift Bare Metal

Guide to Installing OpenShift 4.10 IPI on Bare Metal

If you are starting your journey with OpenShift in a lab environment, I recommend using the Assisted Installer with my two-part guide and the accompanying YouTube videos, instead of this guide. This guide will cover installing OpenShift 4.10 on bare metal using the IPI installer (installer-provisioned infrastructure). The IPI method can be described as a […]

OpenShift

GUIDE: Install OpenShift 4 — The Easy Way — Part 2

In Part 1 of this guide we install a three-node OCP 4.7 cluster using the assisted installer. In Part 2 we will: Download the oc client: Browse to https://mirror.openshift.com/pub/openshift-v4/x86_64/clients/ocp/stable/ and download the client appropriate for your system. For Linux clients, wget the client tar file, extract the client tar file, and move the kubectl and oc […]