Story #18341

"arvados-server init" can set up a single-node production cluster

Added by Tom Clegg 7 months ago. Updated 7 months ago.

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The following commands (copied from #18337) should result in a production-mode single host Arvados cluster:

# add-apt-repository ...
# apt-get install arvados-server-easy
# arvados-server init [some options]
[answer some questions]
OK, you can now log in to
# arvados-server health
For now, the intent is not to accommodate all/most real-life situations. There will be many restrictions/requirements/assumptions about the situations where this initial version will work out of the box. For example, we can assume
  • It's acceptable for TLS certificates to be signed by a local root CA generated by Arvados
  • The operator has a DNS entry configured to send all traffic to the host
  • All TCP ports on the host are open and reachable from browsers/clients
  • The operator wants Arvados to create its own user and database using a PostgreSQL server that is already installed and running on the host
  • The /etc/arvados directory does not exist
  • The operator has chosen a unique 5-character cluster ID
  • Keep blocks will be stored in a directory on the install host's filesystem (or an existing S3 bucket with credentials available via IAM role)
  • The host has enough memory, disk space, CPU power, etc. to support the expected workload

Related issues

Related to Arvados Epics - Story #18337: Easy install via OS packageNew09/01/202212/31/2022


#1 Updated by Tom Clegg 7 months ago

  • Related to Story #18337: Easy install via OS package added

#2 Updated by Tom Clegg 7 months ago

  • Description updated (diff)

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