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Creating an Openshift Application from an Image

For this lab, we will be creating a new OpenShift application from an image. The new application will be running a MySQL database. Upon completion, you will have a working understanding of how to create a new project and application from an image within Red Hat OpenShift. *This lab is not approved or sponsored by Red Hat.* Due to limitations in the A Cloud Guru Cloud Playground environment, we are unable to provide a hands-on experience for this lab. 1. To complete this lab, you must first register for a Red Hat Developer login on the ***[Red Hat login page](***. 2. Once registered, you may complete the lab steps using one of the following methods: * Download ***[Red Hat's CodeReady Containers](*** and install them locally on your own system. * Log in to your Red Hat Developer account and use a ***[Red Hat-provided OpenShift sandbox](***. Solutions for CodeReady Containers and the Red Hat OpenShift sandbox are available in this lab.

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Clock icon Intermediate
Clock icon 45m
Clock icon Feb 11, 2022

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Table of Contents

  1. Challenge

    Create the New Project

    Create a new project with the name test-db. Make sure the display name is The first test project.

    Note: This section only applies to local users of the OpenShift environment. Remote access users should skip this section.

  2. Challenge

    Create the New Application

    Create a new MySQL application in the project with the following configuration:

    • Name the app guru-mysql.
    • Set MYSQL_DATABASE to testdb.
    • Set MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD to rootpass.
    • Set MYSQL_USER to guru.
    • Set MYSQL_PASSWORD to badpass.
    • Label all the new resources with app=guru-test.
  3. Challenge

    Create a New Route by Exposing the Service

    Create a new route for the application by exposing service/guru-mysql.

  4. Challenge

    Test the New Application Database

    Test that the new MySQL database is running and can be accessed on port 3306.

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