You must add a host to a cluster to deploy containers.

Prerequisites

Select a business group from the top-left side of the Containers tab.

Procedure

  1. Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a container administrator.
  2. Click the Containers tab.
  3. Click Infrastructure > Clusters.
  4. Click New.
  5. Enter a name for the Cluster.
  6. Enter a description for the Cluster.
  7. In Type select whether you entered the address of a Docker host or a virtual container host (VCH).
    Note:

    Only VCH hosts that are version 1.2 and 1.3 are supported in Containers for vRealize Automation 7.4

  8. Enter your host IP address or host name using the http(s)://<hostname>:<port> format.
  9. Select your login credentials from the list.

    Containers supports credentials authentication and public-private key authentication. You can add your credentials from the Identity Management page.

  10. Click Save.

Results

You successfully created a new cluster added a host to it.