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Fuse Integration Service - Getting your Local Environment ready!

Fuse Integration Service allows developer to package and build application into containerized docker image, the whole idea of how the software is package should not impact how the developer works. But what if a developer wants to start developing without the OpenShift environment?  Since Docker is only available on linux (unless you install conversion tools), in majority of cases, developer would be working on either Windows or Max OS.  So I am going to show you how to setup your own OpenShift in your laptop(desktop).

You will need to have download the following OpenSource software.


Installing above software are pretty straight forward, just follow the default installation instruction. Then we are going to setup our Vagrant virtual machine to run the containerized version of OpenShift Enterprise on our laptop. Go to openshift-vagrant project to get the developer tooling.

Create a folder in your machine, and download the openshift-vagrant by

  • git clone https://github.com/redhat-developer-tooling/openshift-vagrant.git

Go into the openshift-vagrant/cdk-v2 folder, before we start setting up the application, there are a few plugin w have to install, run the following command to install the plugins.

  • vagrant plugin install vagrant-registration 
  • vagrant plugin install vagrant-adbinfo 
(OPTIONAL)And registered your account in the rhn network, and has subscription to RHEL server. To register you account find a RHEL server and register your account 
  • subscription-manager register --username <username> --password <password> --auto-attach
(OPTIONAL) Back to your local laptop command line console, set the registered account info by running following command.
  •  export SUB_USERNAME=<your-subscription-username>
  •  export SUB_PASSWORD=<your-subscription-password>
(NOTE: you do not have to have the RHEL account, if you you don't have one, don't worry about the two above steps)

And finally, go back your machine, under openshift-vagrant/cdk-v2   we can get started to install OpenShift on our laptop run 
  • vagrant up
(NOTE:
If you did not set the SUB_USERNAME and SUB_PASSWORD,  you will be promoted with option during setup,

  • Would you like to register the system now (default: yes)? 

please type "n" to avoid registering.)

If everything installed went well, you should be able to see the OpenShift console (http://10.1.2.2:8443/console) in your browser. 


Run and setup the Atomic Developer Bundle, to setup your Docker environment
  • eval "$(vagrant adbinfo)"

   export DOCKER_HOST=tcp://10.1.2.2:2376
   export DOCKER_CERT_PATH=<your_local_cert_path>
   export DOCKER_TLS_VERIFY=1
   export DOCKER_MACHINE_NAME=<your_docker_machine>

this will disable your OpenShift container, so we will need to restart using vagrant command.
  • vagrant provision
Next, we want to download install OpenShift CLI, 
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Apple OS X
Extract the downloaded file to a folder of your preference, and add the oc to 
  • export PATH=$PATH:<your-oc-extract-path>
Now, in your browser, go to OpenShift Console http://10.1.2.2:8443/console/,  and login with your register ID/PWD, if you did not supply anything, type in admin/admin (or anything you prefer) as ID/PWD.  Create your first project by clicking on "New Project":


Type "demo" for the project name



Once you see the project on the console, congratulation!



You have successfully setup the environment.

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