Set up a new Quicklab cluster#

  1. Go to https://quicklab.upshift.redhat.com/ and log in (top right corner)

  2. Click New cluster

  3. Select openshift4upi template and a region you like the most, then select the reservation duration, the rest can be left as is: Select a template

    Note: You may need to assign additional worker nodes for your cluster if you are planning to deploy resource intensive workloads.

  4. Go to cluster page by clicking on the cluster name in My clusters table

  5. Once the cluster reaches Active state your cluster history should look like this: Cluster is active for the first time

  6. Now click on New Bundle button in Product information section

  7. Select openshift4upi bundle. A new form loads. Opt-in for the htpasswd credentials provider. (You can ignore the warning on top as well, since this is the first install attempt of Openshift on that cluster): Select a bundle

    Note: Pick the latest version of Openshift from the dropdown.

  8. Wait for OCP4 to install. After successful installation you should see a cluster history log like this: Cluster log after OCP4 install

  9. Use the link and credentials from the Cluster Information section to access your cluster. Verify it contains login information for both kube:admin and quicklab user. Cluster information

  10. Login as the kube:admin, take the value from “Hosts” and port 6443. For example:

oc login upi-0.tcoufaltest.lab.upshift.rdu2.redhat.com:6443