Installing and Configuring the MongoDB Enterprise Service for PCF

This topic describes how to install and configure the MongoDB Enterprise Service for Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF) tile.

Install and Configure the MongoDB Enterprise Service for PCF Tile

  1. Download the product file from Pivotal Network.

  2. Navigate to the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard and click Import a Product to upload the product file.

  3. Click Add next to the uploaded MongoDB Enterprise Service for PCF tile in the Ops Manager Available Products view to add it to your staging area.

  4. Click the newly added MongoDB Enterprise Service for PCF tile.

  5. Click MongoDB On-Demand. Ops Man Config

  6. For MongoDB Ops Manager URL, enter the URL of your MongoDB Ops Manager web interface.

  7. For MongoDB Ops Manager username, enter the MongoDB Ops Manager username that PCF will use to create MongoDB instances. The user must have sufficient permissions to create a cluster.

  8. For MongoDB Ops Manager API key, enter the key associated with your MongoDB account.

  9. For MongoDB availability zone(s), select the checkboxes that correspond to the availability zones where you want to deploy MongoDB. The availability zones must have an associated service network.

  10. Click Save.

  11. Return to the Ops Manager Installation Dashboard and click Apply Changes to install the MongoDB Enterprise Service for PCF tile.

  12. Log in to MongoDB Ops Manager and add the PCF Ops Manager IP Address to the API whitelist; For more information, see MongoDB Ops Manager Documentation.

  13. After the installation finishes, see Creating and Binding MongoDB Service Instances for how to create and bind MongoDB service instances.

Troubleshooting

This section describes how to troubleshoot known issues when installing the MongoDB Enterprise Service for PCF tile.

Symptom

MongoDB Ops Manager is not found.

Explanation

The problem may be produced by one of the following causes:

  • MongoDB Ops Manager is not reachable.
  • MongoDB Ops Manager API is not enabled.
  • MongoDB Ops Manager API key is invalid.

Solution

Perform the following solutions to fix the problem:

  • Ensure that MongoDB Ops Manager is running and reachable across the network.
  • Navigate to Group Settings in MongoDB Ops Manager and ensure that Public API is enabled.
  • Ensure that the MongoDB Ops Manager API key you provided when configuring the tile is valid. If not, navigate to Group Settings in MongoDB Ops Manager and generate a new one.
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