1. Deploy the ibm-f5bigip-controller helm chart on Opensshift


    To deploy the IBM F5 BIG-IP Controller Helm chart on OpenShift, you can use Pulumi with the Kubernetes provider to create a Helm Release. Helm is a package manager for Kubernetes that allows you to deploy and manage applications and services in your Kubernetes cluster using charts, which package all the necessary Kubernetes resources together.

    To begin with this deployment, first, ensure that you have Pulumi installed, as well as kubectl configured to interact with your OpenShift cluster. Your OpenShift cluster should also have Helm installed or be compatible with Helm charts. Additionally, you will need access to the repository where the ibm-f5bigip-controller Helm chart is hosted.

    Here's a Pulumi TypeScript program that deploys a Helm chart:

    import * as k8s from "@pulumi/kubernetes"; const namespaceName = "f5-bigip-ns"; // Create a Kubernetes Namespace where our chart will be deployed. const ns = new k8s.core.v1.Namespace(namespaceName, { metadata: { name: namespaceName, }, }); // Deploy the IBM F5 BIG-IP controller Helm chart. const ibmF5BigIpControllerChart = new k8s.helm.v3.Chart("ibm-f5bigip-controller", { chart: "f5-bigip-ctlr", version: "1.0.0", // specify the chart version fetchOpts: { repo: "http://ibm.github.io/charts", // specify the repo where the chart is located }, namespace: namespaceName, // If the chart requires provide values, you can specify them as an object values: { // custom values here. Example: license: "<your-license-key>", // ... }, }, { dependsOn: ns }); // Export the Namespace name export const namespace = ns.metadata.name; // Export the Helm chart name export const chartName = ibmF5BigIpControllerChart.name;

    This program will perform the following actions:

    1. Import the necessary Pulumi Kubernetes package.
    2. Create a new Kubernetes Namespace where the IBM F5 BIG-IP controller will be deployed. If you want to use an existing namespace, you can omit this step and simply supply that namespace's name.
    3. Deploy the IBM F5 BIG-IP controller Helm chart by specifying its name, the chart version, and the repository URL where it is hosted. Replace "1.0.0" with the actual version of the chart you wish to deploy.
    4. If the chart requires configuration options (which they often do), you can specify them in the values object. Replace the placeholder values and keys with the actual configuration required for your Helm chart.
    5. Export the namespace name and the Helm chart release name for reference.

    To run this Pulumi program, you will need to save it to a file (e.g., index.ts), then initialize a Pulumi project using pulumi new, and select an appropriate template (e.g. kubernetes-typescript). Afterward, run pulumi up to execute the code and deploy the chart to your OpenShift cluster.

    Please make sure to replace placeholder values like <your-license-key>, the chart's repo URL, and the chart version with actual values that are pertinent to your deployment. Also, ensure that any additional configuration options required by the ibm-f5bigip-controller Helm chart are included in the values object.