Onboarding Components
  • 24 Dec 2021
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Onboarding Components

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Onboarding is the initial process of adding components to the DNIF platform. Once we start the components using docker-compose file, it will be listed under the Components section for onboarding. Core is the only component that would be displayed as active, rest of the components will be listed as inactive. This document describes the steps and procedures to activate the onboarded component.

  • Hover on the Administration icon on the left navigation panel of the Home screen, from the option displayed select Manage Components, the following screen will be displayed.

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  • Click the refresh icon to view the list of onboarded components. Core is the only component that would be auto configured by itself and will display the status as Active. All the other components will be in Inactive state and should be activated manually.

How to activate and onboard a Datanode?

  • Click the Inactive status of the datanode, Activate Datanode pop up screen is displayed.

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Field Description
Name Enter a name for the selected component
Local IP Indicates the Local IP of the datanode, this field is auto populated
Host name Indicates the hostname of the Datanode, this field is auto populated
Submit Click Submit, the status of the component will change to Processing and on completion of onboarding process, the component status is displayed as Active
  • The Datanode component has been successfully activated and onboarded.

How to activate and onboard an Adapter?

  • Click the Inactive status of the Adapter, the Activate Adapter pop up screen is displayed.
  • It displays the following fields

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Field Description
Name Enter a name for the Adapter
Local IP Indicates the Local IP of the Adapter, this field is auto populated
Host name Indicates the hostname of the Adapter, this field is auto populated
Scope Enter the scope name to which the Adapter is assigned to.
Submit Click Submit, the status of the component will change to Processing and on completion of onboarding process, the component status is displayed as Active

The Adapter component has been successfully activated and onboarded.

How to activate and onboard a PICO?

  • Click the Inactive status of the PICO, the Activate PICO pop up screen is displayed.

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  • It displays the following fields
Field Description
Name Enter a name for PICO
Local IP Indicates the Local IP of PICO, this field is auto populated
Host name Indicates the hostname of PICO, this field is auto populated
Scope Lists all the scopes available in the cluster, select to assign PICO to a particular scope
Primary Adapter(s) Select the IP address of the primary Adapter to which the filtered logs will be forwarded.
Failover Adapter(s) Select the IP address of the failover Adapter to which the filtered logs will be forwarded.
Save Click Save, the status of the component will change to Processing and on completion of onboarding process, the component status is displayed as Active

The PICO component has been successfully activated and onboarded.

  • A deployment is ready only when all the components i.e. Core, Datanode, Adapter, and PICO are in active state.
  • You can delete components (Unknown Components) that have been removed from the Cluster and have been inactive for 7 days or more.

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