This chapter describes installing and configuring NSX-T Container Plug-in (NCP) and OpenShift. Deploy OpenShift VMsBefore installing NSX-T Container Plug-in, OpenShift must be installed. You must deploy at least one master. Prepare the Ansible Hosts FileThe Ansible hosts file defines the nodes in the OpenShift cluster. Install NCP and OpenShift Using a Single PlaybookYou can install NCP and OpenShift using a single playbook or perform the installation in separate steps. Install CNI Plug-in, OVS, and NCP Docker ImageThe container network interface (CNI) plug-in, Open vSwitch (OVS), and the NCP Docker image must be installed on the OpenShift nodes. The installation is performed by running an Ansible playbook. Install OpenShift Container PlatformOpenShift Container Platform (OCP) is a platform as a service (PaaS) product that brings together Docker and Kubernetes. Run NCP and NSX Node AgentSet up and run NCP and NSX node agent. Setup NotesBefore setting up OpenShift and NCP, take note of the following information.