Deploying new Linux hosts

With a few exceptions, you prepare the new hosts as you did during the initial installation process.

To deploy new or reinstalled physical or virtual Linux hosts, follow the procedure, “Preparing the hosts” in the Installation Guide. This procedure includes steps to accomplish the following tasks:

  1. Install Red Hat Enterprise Linux or install Ubuntu Server.
  2. Configure the host network.
  3. Configure host storage.
  4. Install Docker.
  5. Install the StorageGRID Webscale host service.
As you perform these steps, note the following important guidelines: