Creating an OpenShift cluster

To install Guardium Insights, you must first create a Red Hat OpenShift cluster on IBM Cloud with classic infrastructure.

About this task

The images that are included in the following procedure are examples. When you follow the procedure, you must select the options that are applicable to your deployment.


  1. From the IBM Cloud dashboard, click OpenShift.
  2. Access OpenShift Clusters > Create Cluster and enter the following information:
    1. Orchestration service: Select the required OpenShift version. For example, OpenShift 4.7.30.
    2. OCP entitlement: Select Apply my Cloud Pak OCP entitlement to this worker pool.
    3. Infrastructure: Select Classic.
    4. Location: Select the worker zone. For example, Dallas 12.
  3. In the Worker pool section, select Change flavor:
    1. Enter a unique Worker pool name. If you do not enter a name, the worker pool is named as default.
    2. Set the Master service endpoint to both private and public endpoints.
    3. Access Resource Details > Cluster name and enter a cluster name. For example, Mycluster-dal12.Worker pool
    4. Click the create option to provision the cluster.
  4. After the cluster is created, review the details by clicking State. You can also check the Ingress subdomain and copy the Master URL.
  5. Click OpenShift web console to open the OCP console
    1. Click your IAM profile. The IAM profile appears in the following format:
    2. Select Copy Login Command to display the oc login command for authenticating via the command line interface. For example:
      oc login

What to do next

Configure file storage on IBM Cloud Classic infrastructure.