add-on is a shared or backing service that can be used by multiple applications.
Follow the below steps to complete the prerequisite for adding an application using the add-on functionality
- Navigate to the default-addon-catalog (Catalog -> default-addon-catalog)
- Click on the Add Application tab that is in the upper right corner. Provide a name to the application and choose type of the application source. choosing catalog or helm will launch a dialogue where the application’s YAML can be uploaded. Selecting git will project some more fields related to git credentials and details. Please refer to GitOps deployment with Nirmata for more details.
- Navigate to the Application Model of the created application (Catalog -> default-addon-catalog -> «application created») and click on edit application using the vertical ellipsis to the upper right corner. Select the division group in the add-on-category where the application best fits and click on save
Adding Add-on application to the cluster
1.Navigate to the cluster and click on the Add-ons tab located in the toolbar at the top
2.Click on Add an Add-on and select the application that needs to be installed to your cluster. Provide the application a unique name and environment it needs to be deployed in. Labels can be added to the application using the Labels field. Click on Add and this will build a row in the Add-ons section’s view that will provide the details and state of the application. System Tasks on the upper right side can be used to check the status of successful deployment of the add-on application.