Monday, November 20, 2023

Install clustercontrol v2 on ubuntu 22.04 using podman

Clustercontrol is a database cluster management system, developed by, that ease up the work of database cluster deployment and management, using a nice web interface. Please follow below steps to install clustercontrol v2 using podman.

First, install podman
$ sudo apt update && sudo apt install podman -y

Configure podman registries. Add below lines into the end of /etc/containers/registries.conf
registries = ['']

Pull the latest clustercontrol image
$ podman pull severalnines/clustercontrol

Create necessary directories
$ mkdir -p clustercontrol/{backups,cmon.d,cmonlib,datadir,prom-conf,prom-data,sshkey}

Create ssh key, and save them into clustercontrol/sshkey
$ ssh-keygen -t ed25519
Generating public/private ed25519 key pair.
Enter file in which to save the key (/home/myuser/.ssh/id_ed25519): /home/myuser/clustercontrol/sshkey/id_ed25519    
Enter passphrase (empty for no passphrase): 
Enter same passphrase again: 

Start clustercontrol
$ podman run -d --name clustercontrol \
-h clustercontrol \
-p 5000:80 \
-p 5001:443 \
-p 9443:9443 \
-p 19501:19501 \
-v $PWD/clustercontrol/cmon.d:/etc/cmon.d \
-v $PWD/clustercontrol/datadir:/var/lib/mysql \
-v $PWD/clustercontrol/sshkey:/root/.ssh \
-v $PWD/clustercontrol/cmonlib:/var/lib/cmon \
-v $PWD/clustercontrol/backups:/root/backups \
-v $PWD/clustercontrol/prom-data:/var/lib/prometheus \
-v $PWD/clustercontrol/prom-conf:/etc/prometheus \

Create username, and set password for the user
$ podman exec -it clustercontrol bash
# s9s user --create --generate-key --controller="https://localhost:9501" --group=admins myuser
# s9s user --change-password --new-password=anypassword myuser

Open a web browser, and browse to the ip address of the server with port 5001 for https

Login using the user and password created above

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