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vSphere IPI Deployment

This describes the resources used by OpenShift after performing an installation using the required options for the installer.



All vms stored within folder described above and tagged with tag created by installer.

  • 3 control plane vms (name format: {cluster name}-{generated cluster id}-master-{0,1,2})
  • 4 vCPU
  • 16 GB RAM
  • 120 GB storage

  • 3 worker vms (name format: {cluster name}-{generated cluster id}-master-{generated worker id})

  • 2 vCPU
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 120 GB storage


Should be set up by user. Installer doesn't create anything there. Network name should be provided as installer argument.


  • tag category with format openshift-{cluster name}-{generated cluster id}
  • tag with format {cluster name}-{generated cluster id}
  • folder with title format {cluster name}-{generated cluster id}
  • disabled virtual machine with name {cluster name}-rhcos-{generated cluster id} which using as template for further scaling


See the OKD documentation to proceed with deployment