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 StorageGRID installation instructions for your Linux operating system.

This procedure includes steps to accomplish the following tasks:

  1. Install Linux.
  2. Configure the host network.
  3. Configure host storage.
  4. Install Docker.
  5. Install the StorageGRID host service.
    Attention: Stop after you complete the "Install StorageGRID host service" task in the installation instructions. Do not start the "Deploying grid nodes" task.
As you perform these steps, note the following important guidelines: