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.

Number 1 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.

Number 2 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.

Number 3 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.

Number 4 Use Astra Control Center

After you finish setting up Astra Control Center, here’s what you might do next:

Number 5 Continue from this Quick Start

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