Setup checklist

  1. Fulfill the operator prerequisite and supported environments requirements.

  2. If your environment doesn’t already have a Kubernetes setup, then see set up Kubernetes.

  3. Optional. Enable Istio.

  4. Follow the steps to Prepare for operator installation and then Install the operator.

  5. Optional. Run a database. For example, run an Oracle database inside Kubernetes.

  6. Set up your domain. For information, see Choose a domain home source type.

  7. Optional. Load balance with an ingress controller or a web server. For information about the current capabilities and setup instructions for each of the supported load balancers, see the WebLogic Operator Load Balancer Samples.

  8. Optional. Configure Kibana and Elasticsearch. You can send the operator logs to Elasticsearch, to be displayed in Kibana. Use this sample script to configure Elasticsearch and Kibana deployments and services.

  9. Optional. Create persistent file storage. For example, a Kubernetes PersistentVolume (PV) and PersistentVolumeClaim (PVC).