How to expose Master console through Openshift router

Solution In Progress - Updated -

Environment

OpenShift Enterprise 3.1

Issue

How to make Master console reachable externally like other applications running on Openshift?

Resolution

1) Create the following three entities.

  • Endpoint (Replace IP in below example with actual IP of the master node):
{
    "kind": "Endpoints",
    "apiVersion": "v1",
    "metadata": {
        "name": "master-service"
    },
    "subsets": [
    {
        "addresses": [
        { "IP": "192.168.0.1" }
        ],
            "ports": [
            { "port": 8443 }
        ]
    }
    ]
}
  • Service:
{
    "kind": "Service",
    "apiVersion": "v1",
    "metadata": {
        "name": "master-service"
    },
    "spec": {
        "ports": [
        {
            "protocol": "TCP",
            "port": 8443,
            "targetPort": 8443
        }
        ]
    }
}
  • Route (replace host below with actual one.):
{
    "kind": "Route",
    "apiVersion": "v1",
    "metadata": {
        "name": "master-service-route"
    },
    "spec": {
        "host": "master.apps.ose3.test",
        "to": {
            "kind": "Service",
            "name": "master-service"
        },
        "tls": {
            "termination": "passthrough"
        }
    }
}

2) Modify all appearances of masterPublicURL and publicURL options in the master-config.yaml file so they conform with the domain name defined in route

3) Restart the openshift master: systemctl restart atomic-openshift-master

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