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
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