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. Prepare the Ansible Hosts FileThe Ansible hosts file defines the nodes in the OpenShift cluster. Install CNI Plug-in and OVSThe container network interface (CNI) plug-in and Open vSwitch (OVS) must be installed on the OpenShift nodes. The installation is performed by running an Ansible playbook. Install OpenShift OriginOrigin is the upstream community project that powers OpenShift. 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.