Installing and Configuring Aerospike EE Managed Service for PCF

This topic describes how to install and configure Aerospike EE Managed Service for PCF, as well as how to view the admin credentials of your Aerospike database.

Install and Configure Aerospike EE Managed Service for PCF

To install and configure the Aerospike EE Managed Service tile, perform the following steps:

  1. Download the product file from Pivotal Network.

  2. Upload the product file on the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard.

  3. Click Add next to the uploaded Aerospike EE Managed Service tile in the Ops Manager Available Products view to add it to your staging area.
    Add tile

  4. Click the newly added Aerospike EE Managed Service tile.
    Tile

  5. From the Settings tab, click Namespaces.
    Namespace tab

  6. Click the Add button to create a namespace for the database.
    Ns add

  7. Enter the Namespace Name and then verify the default settings or change them as required.
    Ns config1
    Ns config2

    Note: For more information about configuring namespaces, see the Aerospike documentation.

  8. Continue adding and configuring namespaces until all namespaces required for this deployment have been configured.

  9. Click Save.

  10. From the Settings tab, click Aerospike Network Configuration.
    Network tab

  11. Verify the default network configuration settings or change them as required.
    Network config

    Note: For more information on the network configuration, view the Aerospike documentation.

  12. Click Save.

  13. From the Settings tab, click Aerospike Service Configuration.
    Service tab

  14. Verify the default service configuration settings or change them as required.
    Service config

    Note: For more information on the service configuration, view the Aerospike documentation.

  15. Click Save.

  16. From the Settings tab, click Aerospike Enterprise Edition License.
    License tab

  17. Enter your username and password that is used on the Aerospike website to download the Enterprise Edition of the Aerospike Server. These will be used to validate your Enterprise Edition license whenever you create a service using the Aerospike EE Managed Service tile.
    License panel

    Note: If you need an Enterprise Edition license, contact Aerospike Sales.

  18. From the Settings tab, click Resource Config.
    Resource tab

  19. The Resource Config panel allows you to configure the size of the database cluster by setting the number of instances for the aerospike_server job.
    Res config

  20. You can also configure the disk type for each of the VMs in the cluster on the Resource Config panel.
    Disk type

  21. Finally, you can choose the VM type for each of the VMs in the cluster on the Resource Config panel.
    Vm type

  22. Click Save.

  23. Return to the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard and click Apply Changes to install the Aerospike EE Managed Service tile.

View the Admin Database Credentials

To view the admin credentials of your Aerospike database, perform the following steps:

  1. Click on the Credetials tab on the tile configuration.
    Creds tab

  2. For the aerospike_server job, click the Link to Credential for the Db Credentials.
    Db creds

  3. The credentials for the admin user display as JSON.
    Admin creds

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