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OpenShift clusters use Routers as the Ingress Controller.

Here are the fields used by Pulp operator to configure Routes in OpenShift clusters:

  • ingress_type must be defined as route, so that the operator knows that it needs to provision the route paths
  • route_host [optional] this will be the hostname where Pulp can be accessed. If not defined, Pulp operator will define one based on default ingress domain name.
  • route_labels [optional] a map of the labels that can be used by routeSelector. If not defined Pulp operator will create Routes that will use the default Routers.

For more information about routeSelector and route sharding, please consult the official OpenShift documentation.

Configure custom certificate

By default, Pulp Operator will provision Routes with edge TLS termination (TLS encryption terminates on Route).

It is possible to configure the operator to deploy the Routes using a custom certificate.
To do that, first create a Secret with the TLS certificate and key:

$ oc create secret generic <my-new-secret> --from-file=certificate=<cert file> --from-file=key=<key file>

For example:

$ oc create secret generic route-certs --from-file=certificate=/tmp/tls.crt --from-file=key=/tmp/tls.key

You may also specify a CA certificate if needed to complete the certificate chain:

$ oc create secret generic route-certs --from-file=certificate=/tmp/tls.crt --from-file=key=/tmp/tls.key --from-file=caCertificate=/tmp/ca.crt


Make sure to not modify the names of Secrets' keys: "certificate","key","caCertificate".
Using different key names will fail Route TLS config.

Now, configure Pulp CR with the Secret created:

  route_tls_secret: <my-new-secret>

A new reconciliation loop will be triggered and the certificate will be configured in all Routes.