DevOps Classroom Series – 19/Jul/2020 (Evening)


  • OpenShift is an extension to Kubernetes (Kubernetes++)
  • OpenShift leverages Kubernetes as a Container Mangement Platform and add several important capabilities, Some of them are
    • Self-Service Portal & Service Catalog
    • Build & application deployment
    • Built-in registry
    • Extended application routing
  • Openshift Flavors
    • Openshift Origin/OKD:
    • Openshift Container Platform:
      • Production Ready OpenShift Origin
      • Enterprise Support
      • Updates every 6 months
      • On your own private or on-site cloud
    • Openshift Online:
      • multi-tenant public cloud managed by RedHat
      • Here we have a free flavor
    • OpenShift Dedicated
      • Single-tenant container application hosted on AWS/Google Cloud/Azure.
  • OpenShift Components:
    • Openshift Masters
    • Openshift nodes
    • Etcd as a key-value store.
    • Router as ingress traffic control
    • Openshift Internal Registry
  • Openshift Architecture Preview
  • Authentication: Openshift has several built-in authentication methods that allow granular access to Openshift Projects
    • Local Authentication
    • LDAP authentication
    • Request Header authentication
    • Keystone authentication
    • GitHub authentication
  • Internal Image Registry: Openshift uses an internal registry to store in Openshift that are ready to be deployed to Openshift nodes
  • GUI and Web Console: easy to use web interface
  • SCM Integration: built-in integration with git.
  • Image builder: Convert from source-code into runnable-image
  • CI/CD Integrations: easy to integrate with CI/CD tools like Jenkins

OpenShift Dev environment

  • Wokring with oc cluster up:

    • System: Linux/mac/Windows with Docker installed
  • Centos 7 Steps:

    1. Install Docker
    2. Configure an insecure registry
      • edit /etc/docker/daemon.json and ensure the following content is added
      "insecure-registries": [""]
    3. Allow ports on firewall or disable firewall-d
    4. Download the Openshift client utility
      sudo yum -y install centos-release-openshift-origin39
      sudo yum -y install origin-clients
    5. Start the cluster: oc cluster up


  • Refer Here for installation steps

Our Lab

  • Lets create a free account of openshift online Refer Here Preview Preview

  • Lets navigate to web console with Admin Login Preview

  • Workloads: Preview

  • Networking Preview

  • Storage Preview

  • Builds Preview

  • Developer View of Openshift Preview

  • Openshift can be operated from the oc command line Refer Here

Openshift Installation Onpremise

  • Openshift can be installed with ansible playbooks Refer Here


  • Create a docker image for openmrs standalone Refer Here
  • This openmrs to work requires mysql database.
  • Create a k8s deployment for mysql with Persistent storage and Openmrs with 3 replicas.
  • Create a github repository with the k8s yaml files
  • You can use kubeadmin/AKS/EKS Preview
  • Deploy this application to k8s from jenkins pipeline


  • Try to create k8s deployment for nopcommerce application For Steps Refer Here
  • Create a github repository with the k8s yaml files
  • You can use kubeadmin/AKS/EKS Preview
  • Deploy this application to k8s from jenkins pipeline

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