Thursday, July 16, 2015

How to Install Atomic Host on vSphere

RHEL Atomic Host Reference
  • https://access.redhat.com/articles/rhel-atomic-install-vmware#iso
  • https://access.redhat.com/documentation/en-US/Red_Hat_Enterprise_Linux/7/html/Installation_Guide/sect-atomic-virtualization-vmware.html
How to Install Atomic Host on Vsphere

  1. right click on Cluster (choose your cluster)
  2. choose 'Deploy OVF Template'
  3. On Deploy OVF Template page
  4.     - Local File - location of \*.ova file
  5. review details > next
  6. Select Name and Folder - assign name and put in correct Folder
  7. select Storage >  (some datastore)  > next
  8. select network >  (some network)
  9. Add CD and mount the atomic0-cidata.iso that you create and upload to datastore (I had to create this iso, with 2 files, meta-data and user-data.
  10. We can create additional iso images, because this will use my hostname. AtomicHostX1
  11. the login is 'cloud-user' password = 'myatomic'

Register Atomic Host with Subscription Manager

  1. # subscription-manager register --force
  2. Validate subscription
    1. -bash-4.2# subscription-manager list