OpenShift Layered Images for patching

With recent releases of OpenShift like 4.13 you can use CoreOS Layering to apply custom images to the nodes. The feature allows to build, via a Dockerfile a custom image that can later be applied to our nodes. Let’s review the steps: First we need to find the base image being used in our environment with oc adm release info --image-for=rhel-coreos Then we use the returned value in the FROM line in our Dockerfile If we want to add custom packages, we should have a server which is reachable and run createrepo on the folder containing the rpm’s so that rpm-ostree can download them for installation....

November 8, 2023 · 2 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez

OSP Director baremetal hypervisor for CoreOS

OSP Director OSP Director (or upstream TripleO) is a life-cycle manager for OpenStack based on the idea of using ‘OpenStack’ to deploy ‘OpenStack’. To do so, it creates a management ‘Undercloud’, that is configured and prepared for later deploying an ‘overcloud’ which is the one that will later run the workloads. TripleO/Director, also automates the inspection of hosts and tagging to the roles they will perform later in the ‘overcloud’ setup, such as ‘controller’, ‘compute’, ‘storage’, or even mixed roles via composable-roles support....

January 8, 2019 · 3 min · Pablo Iranzo Gómez
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