Installing a New Service
Expand Granulate to additional workloads as an existing customer

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The following procedure is relevant for the following installation methods:
  • Command Line Installation
  • Kubernetes DaemonSet
  • Ansible

Step 1: Login To Granulate Dashboard

Navigate to Granulate Dashboard, the gCenter. and log in using your Granulate account credentials

Step 2: Open the Expansions Page

Open the self-service expansion page by clicking on the Expansions icon from the left Menu.

Step 3: Choose Installation Method

The self-service expansions supports the following installation methods - CLI Command Line, Ansible and Kubernetes Daemonset.
Choose the relevant installation method from the installation methods list.

CLI Installation

  1. 1.
    Click on the CLI icon from the installation menu.
  2. 2.
    Choose the appropriate service name. All agents installed with the same service name will be aggregated together in the gCenter.
  3. 3.
    Click Submit to generate your specific gAgent CLI installation command line.
  4. 4.
    Copy the installation command line that appears on screen.

Ansible Installation

  1. 1.
    Click on the Ansible icon from the installation menu.
  2. 2.
    Choose the appropriate service name. All agents installed with the same service name will be aggregated together in the gCenter.
  3. 3.
    Click Submit to generate your specific gAgent Ansible manifest and installation command line.
  4. 4.
    Download the ansible_gagent.yml manifest generated based on your customer license key.
  5. 5.
    Copy the installation command line that appears on the screen.

DaemonSet Installation

  1. 1.
    Click on the Kubernetes icon from the installation menu.
  2. 2.
    Choose the appropriate service name. All agents installed with the same service name will be aggregated together in the gCenter. Granulate automatically identifies Kubernetes microservices within the same cluster.
  3. 3.
    Choose the Namespace you would like Granulate Pods to belong to and then click on Add. Granulate agents do not need to operate within the same Namespace as other optimized microservices
  4. 4.
    Click Submit to generate your specific gAgent DaemonSet manifest.
  5. 5.
    Download the daemonset_gagent.yml manifest generated based on your customer license key.
  6. 6.
    Copy the installation command line that appears on the screen kubectl apply -f daemonset_gagent.yaml
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