Lab 01 - Welcome to OpenShift

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Welcome to OpenShift!

This lab provides a quick tour of the console to help you get familiar with the user interface along with some key terminology we will use in subsequent lab content.

Key Terms

We will be using the following terms throughout the workshop labs so here are some basic definitions you should be familiar with. You’ll learn more terms along the way, but these are the basics to get you started.

Accessing OpenShift

OpenShift provides a web console that allows you to perform various tasks via a web browser. Additionally, you can utilize a command line tool to perform tasks. Let’s get started by logging into both of these and checking the status of the platform.

Let’s Login to the Web Console

Use your browser to navigate to the URI provided by your instructor and login with the user/password provided.

For example:

Login Webpage

Once logged in you should see your available projects - or a button to create a project if none exist already.

Let’s try the ‘oc’ command line (CLI) tool

Open a terminal and login using the same openshift URI with the oc Login command. Please add the option –insecure-skip-tls-verify=true.

For example:

$ oc login --insecure-skip-tls-verify=true
Authentication required for (openshift)
Username: userYOUR#
Login successful.

Check to see what projects you have access to:

$ oc get projects

Type the following command to show services, deployment configs, build configurations, and active deployments (this will come in handy later):

$ oc status


You should now be ready to get hands-on with our workshop labs.

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