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Here are the instructions:
 
Here are the instructions:
# Install Ubuntu 20.04 using a
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# Install Ubuntu 20.04 using USB. You can skip everything and leave everything default.
 
# Create a DNS entry for this machine in the website below to give you a public IP address
 
# Create a DNS entry for this machine in the website below to give you a public IP address
 
:* https://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/cgi-bin/secure/dns_dhcp_registration.py?action=view_zone&name=compbio.ucsf.edu
 
:* https://www.cgl.ucsf.edu/cgi-bin/secure/dns_dhcp_registration.py?action=view_zone&name=compbio.ucsf.edu
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::* You need the MAC Address of an ethernet interface
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# Configure private and public network interfaces
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:* vim /etc/netplan/00-installer-config.yaml
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:* Configuration should look like this:
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== Install Foreman ==
 
== Install Foreman ==

Revision as of 20:13, 19 October 2021

Introduction

Here are the instructions on how to build Cluster 7 using Ubuntu 20.04.

The build is not complete as of October 19, 2021.

Hardware Requirements (so far)

  • 2 x 1 gigabit unmanaged switches
  • one switch for private IP
  • one switch for public IP
  • 4 x unused ProLiant DL160 G5 Machines
  • one for NAT machine
  • one for Foreman Server
  • one for LDAP Server
  • one extra for any testing
  • 1 x USB for Operating System (OS)


Create a Network Address Translation(NAT) machine

A NAT machine will act as a local VPN to the cluster. This will be the first machine you SSH into.

Here are the instructions:

  1. Install Ubuntu 20.04 using USB. You can skip everything and leave everything default.
  2. Create a DNS entry for this machine in the website below to give you a public IP address
  • You need the MAC Address of an ethernet interface
  1. Configure private and public network interfaces
  • vim /etc/netplan/00-installer-config.yaml
  • Configuration should look like this:


Install Foreman