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Deployment

VMware

Installation
  1. Download the Runecast Analyzer OVA file from your profile on Runecast portal https://portal.runecast.com/login, and deploy from your download location.

  2. Accept the license agreement.

  3. Select the VM name and folder, select the destination host, datastore and network on your environment.

  4. In Customize template, configure the network configuration for the Runecast Analyzer appliance.

  5. Review the settings and click Finish.

  6. Power on the appliance. After the boot process has finished, you should see the appliance console displaying the URL of the application and how to access the Runecast Console Interface, which can be used to change the settings of the appliance, like network configuration or update settings.

Update

The appliance update is part of the application. Please se the Update section of Settings page.

AWS

Installation
  1. Navigate to Amazon EC2 Dashboard
  2. Click on Launch Instance
  3. Search for Runecast Analyzer and select it on AWS Marketplace tab on the left
  4. Choose one of instance types: depending on size of your AWS account(s)
    • t3a.medium
    • t3a.large
    • t3a.xlarge
  5. Select Network and Subnet, which will let you connect to the instance
  6. Default Storage settings should work in most cases
  7. Configure Security Group, allowing access using ports:
    • HTTPS (443) to open Web interface
    • SSH (22) to connect over SSH (not required for normal operation)
  8. Create new keypair, and launch the instance
  9. When the EC2 instance starts, you can connect to its web interface:

    https://<EC2 instance public IPv4 address>/rc2

  10. Default credentials for the webinterface:

    • Username: rcuser
    • Password: <EC2 instance Id>
Update

The appliance update is part of the application. Please se the Update section of Settings page.

Kubernetes

Warning

Deploying Runecast Analyzer on Kubernetes is in preview stage but is fully supported. Please let us know if you face any issues or have any comments.

Installation

Runecast Analyzer can be installed on a K8s cluster via Helm chart available in our Helm charts repository https://helm.runecast.com/.

Note

Helm is a deployment manager that allows you easily install or upgrade Kubernetes applications. To find more information about installing and using Helm, please visit the Helm website on https://helm.sh/.

To install Runecast Analyzer with default settings, follow these steps:

  1. Add Runecast Helm repository to Helm repository list:
    helm repo add runecast https://helm.runecast.com/charts
    
  2. Install Runecast Analyzer

    helm upgrade --install runecast-analyzer runecast/runecast-analyzer
    

  3. To access the UI, please follow the output from the helm command. The instructions are dependant on the deployment values. If defaults are used, the UI can be accessed on localhost with kubectl port-forwarding:

    kubectl port-forward service/runecast-analyzer 8080:80
    
    After issuing the command, access the app on http://localhost:8080/rc2

If you would like to modify the deployment parameters such as ingress settings, annotations or tolerations, you can do that by specifying them on command line or in values.yaml file. To see the list of parameters use the following command:

helm show values runecast/runecast-analyzer

The list of values, as well as examples how to use them, can be found on the Helm chart page

Tip

To get more information about customizing the deployment please see the Helm Values Files page.

Update

The update is performed with the helm upgrade command. The same command can be used for installation and upgrade, please see the Installation section above.