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Managing Environments

Environment Create

Create Workflow
  • Click the Environments tab on the navigation menu to the left.
  • Select the Create Environment button.
  • In the form, enter a name for this environment (usually the name of your application you are building) and an optional description.
  • Click Create Environment. You will be taken to the environment dashboard.

environment create form

  1. Cluster Selection - Select the cluster this environment will use resources from.
  2. Initial Deployment Type - Use default unless the user wishes to initialize this environment with a stack build.
  3. Environment Networking Architecture - For users that would like to use IPv4 networking as their primary protocol in an environment, legacy networking is available as an option during environment create.

Environment Settings

When on the environment dashboard, a user can click on the Settings tab via the horizontal navigation links to bring up the environment settings page. This page has options to change the settings for the name, description, and add/remove the environment as a favorite.

Environment Name

Name - The name of the environment as shown on the Environment select screen and displayed in the breadcrumb at the top of the screen.

Environment Description

Description - A description of the containers or applications deployed to the environment.

Environment Favorite

Favorite - A checkbox where checked means the environment is set to favorite and will show up at the top of the Environments select screen, with a .

Delete Environment

A user can also choose to delete the environment on this page. Deleting the environment requires the user to enter the name of the environment into the delete form and then hold down the delete button.

Delete is Permanent

Deleting an environment will delete the environment and all associated containers within. You can not reverse this action.

Network Details

  • VXLAN Tag - The vxlan tag added to each packet to help identify the network.
  • Subnet - The subnet ID.
  • Legacy Mode - Whether the environment is set to legacy mode or not.