How to Install and Configure a9s BOSH for PCF on OpenStack
Ensure that the following tile has been installed:
- a9s Consul DNS for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) v1.0.0 or later. More information about this requirement can be found in the a9s Consul DNS for PCF tile.
Complete the following steps to download, install, configure, and deploy a9s BOSH for PCF.
Download the product file from the Pivotal Network.
Navigate to the Pivotal Cloud Foundry Operations Manager (Ops Manager) Installation Dashboard and click Import a Product to upload the product file.
Click Add next to the uploaded a9s BOSH for PCF tile in the Ops Manager Available Products view to add it to your staging area.
Click the newly added tile and review and configure the fields in the Settings pane. For information about the fields, see About Configuring a9s BOSH for PCF below.
Click Apply Changes to deploy the service.
Read this section for help to complete Step 4 above.
In the IaaS Settings of the a9s BOSH for PCF tile, you have to choose OpenStack. Once OpenStack is selected, the following configuration options must be provided:
|OpenStack Auth URL||URL to the Openstack Identity Endpoint|
|OpenStack Domain||(Optional) Needed for Keystone V3 Authentication.|
|OpenStack Username||A user with access rights to the chosen project|
|OpenStack API Key||The API password|
|OpenStack Project/ Tenant||The OpenStack project name|
|OpenStack Region||The region of your OpenStack setup|
|Ignore Server Availability Zone||Ignores the server availability zones|
|OpenStack Default Security Group||The name of an existing security group.|
|OpenStack Default Key Name||The name of an existing key pair. Find more information here on how to create one.|
|Custom CA certificates for OpenStack API||(Optional) If, in your OpenStack Dashboard, you have configured API SSL termination, enter your API SSL Certificates.|
Cloud Config is a BOSH term and refers to your infrastructure specific configuration. It encapuslates all specifics so that BOSH can use the same deployment manifests across different IaaS installations.
To create the Cloud Config YAML, you can use the a9s Cloud Config Wizard (see: https://cloud-config.anynines.com/). It provides you a graphical user interface for the specification of all configuration values to ensure you don’t miss anything and that you have a proper YAML structure.
service-instances, two disk types named
bigand two VM types named
big VM and disk types will be used for the creation of service instances when a big service plan should be used, such as
postgresql-cluster-big. The small VM and disk types will be used for the small service plans, such as
Find a description about the errands of the a9s BOSH for PCF tile here.