Quick start for Astra Control Center
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This page provides a high-level overview of the steps needed to get started with Astra Control Center. The links within each step take you to a page that provides more details.
Try it out! If you want to try Astra Control Center, you can use a 90-day evaluation license. See licensing information for details.
Review Kubernetes cluster requirements
Astra works with Kubernetes clusters with a Trident-configured ONTAP storage backend.
Clusters must be running in a healthy state, with at least three online worker nodes.
The cluster must be running Kubernetes.
Download and install Astra Control Center
Download Astra Control Center from the NetApp Support Site.
Install Astra Control Center in your local environment.
Discover your Trident configuration backed by the ONTAP storage backend.
For our first release, you’ll install the images on an OpenShift registry or use your local registry.
Complete some initial setup tasks
Add a license.
Add a Kubernetes cluster and Astra Control Center discovers details.
Add an ONTAP storage backend.
Optionally, add an object store bucket that will store your app backups.
Use Astra Control Center
After you finish setting up Astra Control Center, here’s what you might do next: