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Create a SafeHaven Cluster

Updated by Sharon Wang on May 08, 2017

Article Overview

This article explains how to create a SafeHaven Cluster.

Requirements

  1. Pre-deployed CMS server.
  2. Network access to the CMS.

Assumptions

This article assumes that the user has already deployed the CMS server in CenturyLink Cloud.

To create CMS please refer to Deploy CMS and SRN in CenturyLink Cloud

SafeHaven Cluster Installation

NOTE: Please refer to the latest Safehaven Release Notes to download the latest GUI Package

Begin by downloading the latest SafeHaven Console(GUI) from the GUI Package download link under the Download Links section of the SafeHaven 4.0.2 Release Notes.

Launch the Console by clicking on its icon. Select Create New Cluster.

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Accept the End User License Agreement and click Next.

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Enter the Customer Name and the License key provided to you by your CenturyLink Onboarding Engineer.

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Fill in the following fields:

  1. CMS hostname in the Node Name
  2. Client Access IP (CMS IP that used to connect to the SafeHaven Console GUI) and Service Access IP (CMS IP that is used for communication between CMS and SRN). Typically CMS Private IP address is entered in these fields. You can get this information from the CenturyLink Control Portal.
  3. Set the Administrator Password (Password required to login to the SafeHaven Console GUI to manange the SafeHaven)
  4. Enter the CMS root password. You can get this information from the CenturyLink Control Portal.
  5. Click on Test Login to confirm connectivity to the CMS.
  6. Copy the Debian Package for CMS/SRN link from the Download Links section of the SafeHaven 4.0.2 Release Notes and enter it in the SafeHaven 4.0.2 distribution URL section. Please contact your CenturyLink Cloud Onboarding Engineer if you have any questions regarding the latest version of Debian Package for CMS/SRN.
  7. Do not modify the Service Port (TCP) , Heartbeat Port (UDP) , Installation ID.

Click Next

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Wait for the SafeHaven software to complete the configuration of the CMS server. When this process is complete, a pop-up window appears to let you know that the installation is successful.

Select OK and then Finish.

NOTE: The CMS will reboot as part of the installation procedure.

Login to the SafeHaven Console

Login to the SafeHaven Console by using the Client Access IP address for the CMS. Enter Administrator in the User field and enter the Administrator Password you had set during the cluster installation procedure stated above. Click Log In.

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Install the SSL Certificate (This will require Administrator rights).

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The SafeHaven Cluster will appear which has now been created and you can start configuring it.

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