Triggering a build Pipeline in GitLab from spinnaker

This blog explains how to trigger a build pipeline in GitLab from Spinnaker v1.16.1. 1.  Prerequisites 2.  Configure CI/CD pipeline with GitLab 3.  Configure a GitLab Custom Webhook Stage 4.  Configure Spinnaker Pipeline Stage 5.  Verification 1.  Prerequisites 1.1.  GitLab account Create a new Project and then add some sample CI/CD pipeline using a YAML file called ‘.gitlab-ci.yml’ to the…

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CD to Kubernetes using GitLab triggered Spinnaker pipelines

Continuous Deployment to Kubernetes using GitLab triggered spinnaker pipelines

This blog explains how to configure Spinnaker v1.16.1 to trigger pipelines based on commits to a Gitlab repository and inject changed Gitlab files as artifacts into a pipeline Prerequisites Configure GitLab webhooks Configure a GitLab artifact account Configure Spinnaker Pipeline Trigger Verification 1. Prerequisites 1.1.  GitLab account Create a new Project and then add some sample artifact file to the…

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Building a Spinnaker+Kubernetes VM for fun and hacking

Spinnaker Summit and KubeCon commence in just over a week. Being somewhat new to both of these awesome technologies, I decided to put myself on a knowledge building crash course. As with all other open source projects that I’ve installed, I just jumped right in and started pounding away at it. I’m happy with the final product as I now…

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Spinnaker 1.17 – What’s New

Spinnaker 1.17 was released on 4th Nov 2019. This release bring in a lot of highlights. Here we share the summary of important improvements. Improved isolation between Kubernetes V2 accounts Clouddriver will start up significantly faster for users with many Kubernetes V2 accounts as of Spinnaker 1.17. In addition, an error communicating with one account’s cluster will not affect the…

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Red Hat Certified Operator for Spinnaker

Spinnaker Lifecycle Management In this blog we are going to explore the Red Hat Certified Spinnaker Operator to install Red Hat Certified Spinnaker. There are several ways of using the Spinnaker Operator OpenShift 4 Certified Operators Marketplace Quay, as a Custom Operator As a CRD, which omits Operator Lifecycle management The simplest approach by far is by using the OpenShift…

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Configuring Spinnaker Authentication with Azure Active Directory

Purpose The purpose of the document is to guide one to setup Spinnaker app to authenticate against Azure Active Directory (AAD). Scope The procedure here is tested on Spinnaker 1.16.2 (distributed installation) in Dev environment, and was also validated in Spinnaker 1.16.0 and 1.16.2 versions. We expect same procedure could work on other versions of Spinnaker as well, but there…

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Open Enterprise Spinnaker

1. What is Open Enterprise Spinnaker (OES)? Open Enterprise Spinnaker is the open-source Spinnaker bundled with additional features that make it enterprise-ready. These include an analytics dashboard, auditing, log management and additional custom stages along with some best practices built into it. This uses the open-source Spinnaker as-is without any customization or proprietary modifications. It is possible to add the…

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Red Hat Certified Spinnaker: Now Available

There have been many requests for Spinnaker on Red Hat containers by the community and our customers. Where our customers often have regulatory requirements around security, and compliance, and as a result require Red Hat Certified Images. Today we’ve released Red Hat Certified Universal Base Image 8 based images for all Spinnaker services. These images are available from the Red…

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Auto Triggering of Spinnaker Pipeline by Git Push

This guide explains how to configure Spinnaker v1.16.1 to trigger pipelines based on commits to a GitHub repository and inject changed GitHub files as artifacts into a pipeline. 1. Prerequisites A GitHub repository either under your user, or in an organization or user’s account that you have permission to publish commits to. A Running Spinnaker v1.16.1 1.1. A GitHub repository…

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Running a Spinnaker service behind HTTP proxy server

This blog focus on how to run a spinnaker service( Clouddriver, Echo, etc) behind an HTTP proxy server. For most Spinnaker service communication, this can be accomplished by setting appropriate JVM options for the service you want to proxy. For example, if you wanted to proxy Echo communication for Slack notifications, you would add the following proxy settings to “~/.hal/default/service-settings/echo.yml”…

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