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Docker Image of IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers (ppc64le)
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IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers is now IBM Cloud private!
For Version 1.2.0 and later, the ppc64le installer can be accessed here:

What is IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers?

IBM® Spectrum Conductor for Containers is a server platform for developing and managing on-premises, containerized applications. It is an integrated environment for managing containers that includes the container orchestrator Kubernetes, a private image repository, a management console, and monitoring frameworks.

IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers Community Edition delivers a customer-managed container solution for enterprises. IBM also offers managed container services in the cloud. For more information about IBM-managed container offerings, see IBM Containers website.

For additional information about IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers, visit the IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers community page.

Supported tags

  • 1.1.0
  • latest

The supported tags stand for <IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers version>. The latest tag installs Version 1.1.0.

Supported Docker versions

  • Make sure your Docker Engine has a compatible Linux kernel.
  • Use Docker 1.11.0 or a later release on either Ubuntu Docker Engine or Boot2Docker.

This image was tested on Docker version 1.12.0

Before you begin


Download the installer image

  1. To download the IBM Spectrum Conductor for Containers installer, run:

      docker pull ibmcom/cfc-installer-ppc64le:1.1.0
  2. Extract the configuration files.

     docker run -e LICENSE=accept --rm -v "$(pwd)":/data ibmcom/cfc-installer-ppc64le:1.1.0 cp -r cluster /data

    A cluster directory is created inside your current working directory. For example if your working directory is /opt, you will now have the following structure /opt/cluster. This cluster directory contains the following files:

    • ssh_key - this file contains the SSH private key file that is used to log in to your nodes.

    • hosts and config.yaml file. For more information on these files, review the config.yaml and hosts topics.

Modify the configuration files

From the cluster directory, modify the configuration file to match your environment.

  1. Add the IPs for your master, worker, and proxy nodes to the hosts file.

  2. Overwrite the SSH file with the private key for your cluster. Also, change the permissions for the SSH key file to 400.

  3. OPTIONAL: Modify the config.yaml file. For more information about modifying your cluster, review the installation topic in the user documentation.

Deploy your environment

This deployment step must be completed from the parent directory of cluster. For example if you have this directory structure /opt/cluster. Run the deployment command from /opt.

  1. To deploy your cluster, run:

     docker run -e LICENSE=accept  --net=host --rm -t -v "$(pwd)/cluster":/installer/cluster ibmcom/cfc-installer-ppc64le:1.1.0 install
  2. Verify the status of your installation.

    • If the installation is successful, the final line of the messages that are returned from your installer contains the access information for your cluster.
    • If you encounter errors in your install, review the Troubleshooting section of the user documentation.
  3. Back up the boot node. Copy your cluster directory to a more secure location.

Access your cluster

From a web browser, navigate to the URL for your cluster. For more information about supported browsers, see Supported browsers.


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