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Installation Approach and Workflow

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Approach

To install the CloudCenter platform, you must complete the following phases.

PhaseDescription
1

Prepare Infrastructure

Launch/Identify VMs, Load Balancers, Virtual IP (VIP) or the Elastic IP (EIP) to install and configure the CloudCenter component.

2

Configure Network Rules

Setup Network rules to enable communication across various components.

3

Perform Network Compliance Check

Perform network compliance check to ensure that network rules are setup appropriately.

4

Install and Configure Components

Run installers on Virtual Machines to install CloudCenter components and invoke configuration wizards to setup component properties.

  1. CCM Installation (Required)
    • CCM NON-HA
    • CCM NON-HA STANDALONE
    • CCM HA
  2. Per Cloud Region Installation (Required)
    1. Dedicated External Script Executor (Conditional)

    2. Dedicated Guacamole Server (Optional)

    3. AMQP (Required)
      1. AMQP NON-HA
      2. AMQP HA
    4. CCO (Required)
      1. CCO NON-HA
      2. CCO HA
  3. Monitor Installation (Required)
  4. Repo (Conditional) 
  5. Custom Linux Image (Worker image) for the Application VM – Worker (Conditional)

Install Reference Notes (Print for Reference)

When you install the CloudCenter platform, you are often asked to note down an IP address or a DNS name or another entry for later use. This task is part of the installation process and to help you track your notes and references, Cisco provides the following table for your cross-reference and follow up.

Tracking ListLinkYour Notes                                                                                        
  • 1
CCM Installation (Required)

NON-HA

  • Mail
    • SMTP Host
    • SMTP Port
    • SMTP Auth
  • Mail_User
    • Mail User
    • Password
    • From User
    • Display Name
  • Server_Info
    • Public DNS
    • Monitor URL
    • Hazelcast IP
    • External URL
  • Network
    • Hostname
    • Interface
  • 1

 CCM Installation

NON-HA-STANDALONE

  • CCM IP
  • Mail
    • SMTP Host
    • SMTP Port
    • SMTP Auth
  • Mail_User
    • Mail User
    • Password
    • From User
    • Display Name
  • Server_Info
    • Public DNS
    • Monitor URL
    • Hazelcast IP
    • External URL
  • Network
    • Hostname
    • Interface
  • 1

 CCM Installation

HA

  • Master database Hostname 
  • Master database Private IP
  • Slave database Hostname
  • Slave database Private IP
  • VIP
  • Primary CCM IP
  • Secondary CCM Node IP 
  • Mail
    • SMTP Host
    • SMTP Port
    • SMTP Auth
  • Mail_User
    • Mail User
    • Password
    • From User
    • Display Name
  • Server_Info
    • Public DNS
    • Monitor URL
    • Hazelcast IP
    • External URL
  • Network
    • Hostname
    • Interface
  • 2
Per Cloud Region Installation (Required)Each cloud region is identified in the CCM UI when you configure clouds. For every cloud region that needs to be managed by the CloudCenter platform, you must install, setup, and configure the GUAC, AMQP, and CCO components.
  • 2.1
AMQP 
  • NON-HA
    • CCM Hostname
    • CCO Hostname
  • HA
    • Primary AMQP
      • CCM Hostname
      • CCO Hostname
    • Secondary AMQP
      • CCM Hostname
      • CCO Hostname
  • 2.2
CCO 
  • NON-HA
    • AgentBundle
      • If you are using the custom bundle, replace cdn.cliqr.com with the custom bundle store IP or DNS
      • If you are using the package store, replace repo.cliqrtech.com with the custom package store IP or DNS
    • AMQP_Server
      • AMQP Server IP
      • AMQP Port
    • Network:
      • Hostname
    • Guacamole
      • Connection Broker Host
      • Connection Broker Port1
      • Connection Broker Port2
    • Docker
      • Docker Registry URL
      • Docker CACert URL
  • CCO HA

    • Primary CCO

      • AgentBundle
        • If you are using the custom bundle, replace cdn.cliqr.com with the custom bundle store IP or DNS
        • If you are using the package store, replace repo.cliqrtech.com with the custom package store IP or DNS
      • AMQP_Server
        • AMQP Server IP
        • AMQP Port
      • Network hostname
      • Guacamole
        • Connection Broker Host
        • Connection Broker Port1
        • Connection Broker Port2
      • Docker
        • Docker Registry URL
        • Docker CACert URL
      • CCO HA Info
        • Primary CCO Node IP
        • Secondary CCO Node IP 
        • Tertiary CCO Node IP  

     

  • 3
Health Monitor Installation (Optional)
  • NON-HA
    • Monitor ID
    • CCM Hostname/URL
    • Monitor User
  • 4
Repo Installation (Conditional)
  • Package Store: IP Address/FQDN of the repo
  • Bundle Store: For environments where connectivity to the internet is restricted, create a local bundle store and register it with the CCO(s).

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