This documentation is intended to serve as a main resource for all Operate First GitHub Org contributors.
It contains documentation on how to perform GitHub contributor-related tasks and encourages input and contributions from the community.
Getting started with Operate First#
Visit the Getting Started page on the Operate First website to learn more about the project.
If you would like to use one of our clusters, please create an issue.
To access clusters, select
operate-first from the login screen and authenticate with your GitHub account or get a token for command line access.
We manage two clusters within the MOC) environment.
We manage one cluster within the IONOS environment.
Jerry for all user workloads
see operate-first/ionos-openshift for more information.
OS-Climate (OSC) provides a unified, open Multimodal Data Processing platform used by OS-Climate members to collect, normalize and integrate climate and ESG data from public and private sources.
OSC cluster for all OSC workloads
Operate First manages various applications and services in the environments listed above.
We use Grafana for monitoring and dashboards
To request access to Grafana, please file an issue here
We manage a multi-tenant deployment of ArgoCD on the MOC Infra cluster
Anyone can be onboarded to this ArgoCD instance and use it to deploy to any cluster managed by Operate First
Note: Links are currently outdated as Observatorium is being migrated to Smaug cluster. We will update this document with the new routes once the migration is complete.
We have an instance of Observatorium currently being used to provision Thanos and Loki
Thanos enables long term storage for Prometheus (deployed by ODH)
Anyone can enable their applications deployed on the Smaug cluster to be monitored by this Prometheus instance
To do so, follow the instructions here and make a pull request against this repo
Loki is used to query logs; click here to learn more about sending or retrieving logs using Loki
We deploy the OpenShift Data Foundation (ODF) operator on the Smaug cluster
ODF provides both persistent volumes and S3 compatible object storage via Rook Operator
We manage an instance of Dex on the Smaug cluster to provide authentication for some of our services
Our Dex instance can also be used to drive authentication for other users. While documents are not yet available for this, experienced users can find the configurations here
Command line access#
If you want to access the cluster via the command line, login to a cluster and visit the
command-line-tools navigation item under the
? dropdown menu.
You can use your personal token for testing and ad-hoc scripts, but it will expire in ~24 hours.
Login to the web console using
operate-firstsingle sign on login
Copy the token from the User dropdown menu
Use this token as your oauth bearer token
curl --insecure -H "Authorization: Bearer sha256~zGN...CyEnmU" "https://api.jerry.ionos.emea.operate-first.cloud:6443/apis/user.openshift.io/v1/users/~"