Chapter 5. Deployment workflow

The workflow for deploying Red Hat Hyperconverged Infrastructure for Virtualization is as follows:

  1. Check requirements.

    Verify that your planned deployment meets support requirements: Requirements, and fill in the installation checklist so that you can refer to it during the deployment process.

  2. Install operating systems.

    1. Install an operating system on each physical machine that will act as a hyperconverged host: Installing hyperconverged hosts.
    2. (Optional) Install an operating system on each physical or virtual machine that will act as an Network-Bound Disk Encryption (NBDE) key server: Installing NBDE key servers.
  3. Configure authentication between hyperconverged hosts.

    Configure key-based SSH authentication without a password to enable automated configuration of the hosts: Configure key-based SSH authentication.

  4. (Optional) Configure disk encryption.

  5. Configure the hyperconverged cluster: