Armory provides Kubernetes Operators that make it easy to install, deploy, and upgrade Armory Enterprise or Spinnaker. This section covers advantages, configuration, deployment, and migration from Halyard to the Operator.
Install Armory Enterprise for Spinnaker
Armory Enterprise requires a license. For more information, contact Armory.
Methods for installing Armory Enterprise
There are several methods to install Armory or open source Spinnaker:
|Armory Operator||Kubernetes Operator that enables you to configure Armory Enterprise declaratively||GitOps friendly and ready for production use|
|Armory Halyard||Kubernetes||Versatile command line interface to configure and deploy Armory||Quick Setup|
|Minnaker||MacOS, Linux, Windows||Spin up a whole environment on top of Rancher K3s to deploy Armory or Spinnaker||This is ideal if you do not have a Kubernetes cluster available and want to try out Armory or Spinnaker|
|Operator||Kubernetes||An open source Kubernetes Operator that installs open source Spinnaker||GitOps friendly and ready for production use|
All the preceding methods share similar configurations, and you can migrate between them if your needs change.
Armory does not generate default usernames and passwords for user accounts for any service. Manage these by configuring authentication and authorization for Armory Enterprise.
Based on your environment, use one of the following guides to help you install Armory:
|Air Gapped||Air-gapped environments that use Halyard or Operator||Learn how to host your own Bill of Materials to install Armory in air-gapped environments.|
|AWS Marketplace||AWS||One-click install on the AWS marketplace.|
|Install on Kubernetes||Halyard, Operator||General workflow for installing Armory on Kubernetes|
|Install on AWS||AWS, Halyard||Installation steps for AWS, including IAM configuration|
|Install on AWS EC2 with Operator||AWS EC2, Operator||Installation steps for using Armory Operator to install Armory in a Lightweight Kubernetes (K3s) instance for POCs|
|Install on AKS||AKS, Halyard||Installation steps for Azure Kubernetes Service|
|Install on GKE||GKE, Halyard||Installation steps for GoogLe Kubernetes Engine|
|Install on GKE with Operator||GKE, Operator||Installation steps for Google Kubernetes Engine using Operator|
|Configuring Halyard||Halyard||Description of Armory-extended Halyard configurations|
Armory-extended Halyard is a versatile command line interface (CLI) to configure and deploy Armory Enterprise for Spinnaker in Kubernetes or any cloud environment.
Install Spinnaker or Armory Enterprise for Spinnaker in less than 10 minutes in a Lightweight Kubernetes (k3s) environment using the all-in-one, open source command line tool called Minnaker.
This section details deploying Armory Enterprise for Spinnaker in Kubernetes, OpenShift, Azure, Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE), and Amazon Web Sevices (AWS), including from the AWS or RedHat marketplaces. Instructions cover using Halyard, the Armory Operator, or the open source Operator for Kubernetes in local, cloud, and air-gapped environments.
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