Workflow overview

Perform the following steps to install Mirantis Container Cloud on a VMware vSphere-based environment:

  1. Prepare a vSphere environment that meets the Requirements for a VMware vSphere-based cluster.

  2. Determine vSphere resources required for the deployment as described in Deployment resources requirements.

  3. Prepare the bootstrap node as described in Prerequisites.

  4. Obtain the Mirantis license file to use during the bootstrap.

  5. Set up the VMware accounts for deployment as described in VMware deployment users.

  6. Create and configure the deployment configuration files that include the cluster and machines metadata as described in Bootstrap a management cluster.

  7. Prepare the VM template for the management cluster nodes using VM template requirements.

  8. Run the bootstrap script for the fully automated installation of the management cluster.

For more details, see Bootstrap a management cluster.