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32. Operator Wizard Walkthrough

The Business Automation Operator contains an Operator Installer Console. This console gives you a wizard experience to deploy IBM Business Automation Open Edition 9.0 environments.

32.1 Wizard walk through

  1. Go the Business Automation Operator and click in Installer link. Operator Installer Operator Installer Form

  2. Login with Openshift. A page will show up asking for authorization. Select all options and click on "Allow selected permissions".

  3. Give the application the name my-ibamoe-authoring.

  4. Select the rhpam-authoring for the Enviroment.

  5. Check the Enable Upgrades checkbox.

  6. Scroll down and set the Username and Password to bamAdmin:ibmpam1.

  7. Click the Next button.

  8. Don’t change any values in the Security section. Click on Next.

  9. Go through the Components section of the installer and observe the possible options. Don’t change any values for now.

  10. Keep clicking next until you reach the Confirmation screen and click Deploy.

  11. Go back to the OpenShift Console.

  12. Navigate to Workloads → Deployment Configs and observe that a new IBM Business Automation Open Edition 9.0 production environment has been deployed. Note that this environment has a PostgreSQL database deployed. Also note that both the Business Central and KIE-Server Deployment Configs have their ReplicationController set to 3 pods. Find the deployment configuration

  13. Go back to the Operators → Installed Operators → Business Automation → KieApp.

  14. Delete the my-rhpam-authoring we’ve just deployed with the Installer.

32.2 How to KIE Server with more replicas

We will now deploy a new production environment using the installer, but this time we will configure our KIE-Server in the wizard and set the replications of the KIE-Server to 2 instead of 3.

  1. Go back to the Business Automation Operator, and open the Wizard.

  2. Create a new IBAMOE Production Environment. Continue until you reach the KIE Servers screen. KIE Installer

  3. Click Add new KIE Server and use the following configuration for your KIE-Server. KIE Server Form

  4. Click through the rest of the screens until you can press the Deploy button to deploy the environment.

  5. Navigate to the Workloads → Deployment Configs screen to see your IBAMOE production environment, including the KIE-Server you configured.

32.3 Conclusion

This concludes the lab on the Business Automation Operator. If you have time left, feel free to explore more features of the operator.


Last update: 2023-12-21