This chapter explains how to deploy and manage platforms and platform instance controllers (PICs).
Note PICs are needed for cDVR media workflows only. Live and VOD media workflows do not require them.
Creating the PIC
Step 1 From the navigation menu, choose Platform Deployment Manager > Deployed Platforms.
Step 2 Choose the Platform Type from the Select Platform drop-down list.
Step 3 Click Add (+) to create a new platform deployment. The configuration wizard opens.
Step 4 Specify the Instance Info parameters and other relevant configuration details.
Step 5 Click Save.
Enabling the PIC
To enable the PIC, navigate to Platform Deployment Manager > Deployed Platforms, change its Admin State to Enable, and click Update.
Note V2PC supports both PIC and UPIC options.
To disable the PIC, change Admin State to Disable and click Update.
Configuring an Unmanaged Kubernetes Instance
V2PC supports unmanaged Kubernetes (Docker) deployment. Complete the following steps to create a new unmanaged Kubernetes (cisco-k8s-upic) instance.
Step 1 From the V2PC GUI navigation menu, choose Platform Deployment Manager > Deployed Platforms.
Step 2 Choose the cisco-k8s-upic platform type from the Select Platform drop-down list.
Step 3 Click Add (+) to open the configuration wizard.
Step 4 Specify Instance Info details as follows:
Name – Enter the instance name.
Description – Enter a description.
Region – Select the region for the PIC (Unmanaged).
Step 5 Specify endpoints details as follows:
Endpoint – Enter the k8s API Server endpoint (for example, https://10.10.10.100:443).
Docker Registry URL – Enter a Docker registry URL for k8s AIC apps.
Step 6 Specify SSL details as follows:
If the endpoint is SSL enabled, paste the SSL certifications in the spaces provided for CA, Client Certificate, and Client Key.
Note If the endpoint protocol is http, these options be dimmed by default.
Step 7 Specify Basic Auth details as follows:
If the endpoint is secured with BasicAuth, enter the Username and Password.
Note If the endpoint protocol is http, this option is dimmed.