Quick start for Astra Control Service

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This page provides a high-level overview of the steps that you need to complete to get started with Astra Control Service. The links within each step take you to a page that provides more details.

Number 1 Set up your cloud provider

  1. Google Cloud:

    • Review GKE cluster requirements.

    • Purchase Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud from the Google Cloud Marketplace.

    • Enable the required APIs.

    • Create a service account and service account key.

    • Set up network peering from your VPC to Cloud Volumes Service for Google Cloud.

  2. Microsoft Azure:

    • Review AKS cluster requirements.

    • Register for Azure NetApp Files.

    • Create a NetApp account.

    • Set up a capacity pool.

    • Delegate a subnet to Azure NetApp Files.

    • Create an Azure service principal that has the Contributor role.

Number 2 Complete the Astra Control registration

  1. Create a NetApp Cloud Central account.

  2. Specify your NetApp Cloud Central email ID when creating your Astra Control account from the Astra product page.

Number 3 Add compute to Astra Control

After you log in, click Add Compute to start managing your compute with Astra Control.