12.7. Installing a cluster on vSphere in a restricted network with user-provisioned infrastructure
In OpenShift Container Platform version 4.5, you can install a cluster on VMware vSphere infrastructure that you provision in a restricted network.
The steps for performing a user-provisioned infrastructure installation are provided as an example only. Installing a cluster with infrastructure you provide requires knowledge of the vSphere platform and the installation process of OpenShift Container Platform. Use the user-provisioned infrastructure installation instructions as a guide; you are free to create the required resources through other methods.
Create a registry on your mirror host and obtain the
imageContentSourcesdata for your version of OpenShift Container Platform.重要
Because the installation media is on the mirror host, you can use that computer to complete all installation steps.
Provision persistent storage for your cluster. To deploy a private image registry, your storage must provide
- Review details about the OpenShift Container Platform installation and update processes.
If you use a firewall and plan to use telemetry, you must configure the firewall to allow the sites that your cluster requires access to.注記
Be sure to also review this site list if you are configuring a proxy.