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On-Prem Windows Container installation

Warning

Work in progress, this is no finish yet! And will not work!!!

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Windows installation

Note

Windows Container need enabled Hyper-V, that means you have to enable nested virtualization. KVM on Host (L0) and Windows 2019 + Hyper-V as VM (L1) will fail. Windows crash/stuck at boot after Hyper-V activation

Installation on KVM (will fail because if nested Hyper-V!)

List of Disk is empty, please install VirtIO driver:

Load virtIO driver

Select VirtIO

Select Windows Server Datacenter with Desktop

Install VM guest tools (VirtIO/VMware)

VirtIO

Important: Use latest upstream because of:

VirtIO Error

Enable Remote Desktop (Optional)

Enable Hyper-V

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Disable IPv6

Deactivate firewall

Install Docker

Official Windows Documentation: Get started: Prep Windows for containers

Docker Setup

PowerShell

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Install-Module -Name DockerMsftProvider -Repository PSGallery -Force

Install-Package -Name docker -ProviderName DockerMsftProvider

Restart-Computer -Force

Enable Remote Managment

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winrm quickconfig
winrm set winrm/config/client/auth '@{Basic="true"}'
winrm set winrm/config/service/auth '@{Basic="true"}'
winrm set winrm/config/service '@{AllowUnencrypted="true"}'

Join Windows to OCP Cluster

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ansible-playbook -i ${CLUSTER_CONFIG}/inventory.ini /windows-machine-config-bootstrapper/tools/ansible/tasks/wsu/main.yaml -vv

ansible win -i ${CLUSTER_CONFIG}/inventory.ini -m win_ping -v

Resources

  • https://github.com/ovn-org/ovn-kubernetes/issues/683
  • https://docs.microsoft.com/de-de/virtualization/windowscontainers/kubernetes/common-problems
  • https://github.com/ansible/ansible/blob/devel/examples/scripts/ConfigureRemotingForAnsible.ps1
  • https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/virtualization/windowscontainers/container-networking/architecture
  • https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server/virtualization/hyper-v/get-started/create-a-virtual-switch-for-hyper-v-virtual-machines
  • https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1YofaUnlkBzFfeG9VIvzuBX5fC6C3w9M1bjTpbskw6RY/edit#slide=id.g7261e2d0f6_2_2732

Last update: July 22, 2020