Installing IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor on RHEL/MacOS/Windows Desktop

Installing IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor on RHEL/MacOS/Windows Desktop

Prerequisites

Before you begin go to the Registration and download site and download the Transformation Advisor Local install script. If you are using a Windows operating system, you must also download the docker-compose.yml and .env files.

Docker Enterprise Edition and Docker Community Edition versions 1.12 to 1.13.1 are supported. Docker Community Edition versions 17.03, 17.05, and 17.06 and Docker Enterprise Edition version 17.03 are also supported.

Installing IBM Transformation Advisor on RHEL or MacOS.

Before you start, ensure that the following products are installed:

  1. If you haven't already, go to the Registration and download site and download the Transformation Advisor Local install script.

  2. Create a directory for the Transformation Advisor files, for example, ta_local. Copy the .zip file that you downloaded during the registration step into this directory and extract it: unzip transformationAdvisor.zip

  3. To install Transformation Advisor locally, run the following command: ./launchTransformationAdvisor.sh

  4. Select 1 if you agree with the terms of the License.

  5. Select 1 to install Transformation Advisor

  6. After the installation is complete, you can access Transformation Advisor locally at the following URLs. The host name or IP address and port are provided by the installation program.

Installing IBM Cloud Transformation Advisor on Windows V10.

  1. If you haven't already, go to the Registration and download site and download the Transformation Advisor Local install script and the docker-compose.yml and .env files.

  2. Install Docker Desktop for Windows. You can watch this short video for a detailed walk-through of the installation steps.

  3. Enable shared drives so that Transformation Advisor can mount volumes as described here.

  4. Create a ta_local directory, for example C:\Users\ta_local\dockerCompose, and put the .env and Docker-compose.yml files there.

  5. Open a terminal session.

  6. Change to the directory where the docker-compose.yml and .env files are located.

  7. Make sure that Docker is running:

    docker ps

  8. Pull the Transformation Advisor images:

    docker-compose pull

  9. Start the containers and run them in the background:

    docker-compose up -d

  10. Verify that three containers are created:

    docker ps

    You see something similar to the following output:

    ibmcom/transformation-advisor-ui:latest
    ibmcom/transformation-advisor-server:latest
    ibmcom/transformation-advisor-db:latest

  11. Access the Transformation Advisor UI at the following URL:

    http://localhost:3000