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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Setting up Google Cloud Build (GCB) as CI System within Spinnaker

1. Prerequisites Source Code in GitHub Spinnaker 1.16 1.1 Source Code Repository in GitHub Prepare a GitHub repository with some source code to build and it must contain either a Dockerfile or a cloudbuild.yaml file to configure the build. 1.2 Spinnaker Spinnaker should be running with v1.16.1. 2. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) Configuration 2.1 GCP project We need to have…

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Deploying Helm Chart to Kubernetes using Spinnaker

Spinnaker is a multi-cloud and multi-environment Continuous Deployment tool. One of the target environment is Kubernetes(k8s) to deploy micro-services. Why Helm Chart? Creating multiple manifest files and performing kubectl apply command for every manifest makes it cumbersome. So, something similar to rpm or apt-get in Linux, is required for K8s environment for installing connected release objects. Here comes the saviour…

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Spinnaker 1.16 – What’s New

Spinnaker 1.16 release was released on 9th Sep 2019. This release bring in a lot of highlights. Here we share the summary of important improvements. Dynamic Accounts for Echo and Igor Spring Cloud Config has been integrated into Echo and Igor to add support for sourcing account configuration from external sources such as Git and Hashicorp’s Vault. This builds on…

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Spinnaker 1.15 – What’s New

Spinnaker 1.15 release was released on 19th Jul 2019. This release brings a lot of exciting highlights and updates including the following. Override Kubernetes Manifest Namespace in Deploy Manifest stage Manifest namespace can now be overridden in the Deploy Manifest stage via the Override Namespace option. If selected, the overridden namespace will be injected into each manifest before it is…

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Spinnaker 1.14 – What’s New

Spinnaker 1.14 release was released on 20th May 2019. This release brings a lot of exciting highlights and updates including the following. Managed Pipeline Templates V2 UI: Spinnaker now supports managed templates UI for viewing, deleting or creating a new pipeline with available templates in Spinnaker. These managed templates can be constructed from visual pipeline builder json as base pipeline.…

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OpsMx Adds Spinnaker to AWS Marketplace

Overview OpsMx is excited to announce the availability of Spinnaker AMI on AWS Marketplace. The Spinnaker AMI will allow users to launch Open Enterprise Spinnaker (OES) with Minio Storage. Prerequisites Below are the mandatory configurations to launch OpsMx AMI Launch an t2.2xlarge Setup Spinnaker related security groups Mandatory to have kubernetes installed and have kubeconfig handy. Types of AMI’s release…

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Terraform Integration with Spinnaker

Overview OpsMx announces Terraform integration for Spinnaker. This blog describes how to use Terraform with Spinnaker. If you are currently using Terraform for provisioning, this enhancement enables Spinnaker to continuously deploy using Terraform. What is Terraform? Terraform is a tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure safely and efficiently. Terraform can manage existing and popular service providers as well as…

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Spinnaker Operator for Kubernetes: Setup Guide

Overview This Operator allows users to spin up Open Enterprise Spinnaker (OES) to manage deployments etc., using Openshift CRD’s. With the help of Spinnaker Services Operator, users will have the convenience and confidence of a simplified approach to execute CI/CD process with high velocity and quality deployments in all environments. What is operator? Operatorhub is a home for the kubernetes…

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