Only global administrators and Solution Manager administrators can create clusters. More information is available in the Authorization section.
Solution Manager administrators have several ways to create clusters:
When you create an environment, the Solution Manager Administration Tool will suggest you to create a new cluster. Accept the suggestion.
Whatever path you follow, the following dialog will open to create a new cluster:
As part of the cluster definition, this dialog considers the following fields:
Name: Descriptive name for the cluster.
Description: Extensive description about the cluster. This field is optional.
Enabled: To enable / disable a cluster. Disabled clusters are ignored in deployments operations.
Design Studio URL: The URL of the Design Studio that will appear under “My Applications” for the cluster.
VDP Server Load Balancer URL: The URL of the Virtual DataPort load balancer that will appear under “My Applications” for the cluster.
Data Catalog Load Balancer URL: The URL of the Data Catalog load balancer that will appear under “My Applications” for the cluster.
Disabled clusters are grayed out in the environments tree.