Wallaroo Enterprise Simple Install Guide

How to set up Wallaroo Enterprise for prepared environments.

The following guide is prepared for organizations that have an environment that meets the prerequisites for installing Wallaroo, and want to jump directly to the installation process.

For a complete guide that includes environment setup for different cloud providers, select the Wallaroo Enterprise Comprehensive Install Guide.

Some knowledge of the following will be useful in working with this guide:

  • Working knowledge of Linux distributions, particularly Ubuntu.

  • A cloud provider including Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Amazon Web Services (AWS), or Microsoft Azure experience.

  • Working knowledge of Kubernetes, mainly kubectl and kots or helm.

    The following software or runtimes are required for Wallaroo 2023.2.1. Most are automatically available through the supported cloud providers.

Software or RuntimeDescriptionMinimum Supported VersionPreferred Version(s)
KubernetesCluster deployment management1.231.25
containerdContainer Management1.
kubectlKubernetes administrative console application1.261.26

Install Wallaroo

  1. Install the Wallaroo Enterprise Edition using kots install wallaroo/ee, specifying the namespace to install Wallaroo into. For example, if wallaroo is the namespace, then the command is:

    kubectl kots install wallaroo/ee --namespace wallaroo
  2. Wallaroo Enterprise Edition will be downloaded and installed into your Kubernetes environment in the namespace specified. When prompted, set the default password for the Wallaroo environment. When complete, Wallaroo Enterprise Edition will display the URL for the Admin Console, and how to end the Admin Console from running.

    • Deploying Admin Console
    • Creating namespace ✓
    • Waiting for datastore to be ready ✓
        Enter a new password to be used for the Admin Console: •••••••••••••
      • Waiting for Admin Console to be ready ✓
    • Press Ctrl+C to exit
    • Go to http://localhost:8800 to access the Admin Console

Configure Wallaroo

Once installed, Wallaroo will continue to run until terminated.

To relaunch the Wallaroo Administrative Dashboard and make changes or updates, use the following command:

kubectl-kots admin-console --namespace wallaroo

DNS Services

Wallaroo Enterprise requires integration into your organizations DNS services.

The DNS Integration Guide details adding the Wallaroo instance to an organizations DNS services.

User Management

User management is handled through the Wallaroo instance Keycloak service. See the Wallaroo User Management for full guides on setting up users, identity providers, and other user configuration options.