How to manage users & project in OpenShift?

18 Mar 2020 » openshift


  • Create project my-project
  • Create 2 Users project-admin & project-developer
  • Assign admin role to user project-admin in project my-project
  • Assign developer role to user project-developer in project my-project

Step 1: Set up Openshift environment Go to & click on start scenario

Step 2: Set up utility

  • Install httpd tools

    yum install httpd-tools
  • Create file to store user & password

    touch passwordfile 

Step 3: List projects

oc projects

Step 4: Create project

oc new-project my-project

Step 5: Create users

oc create user project-admin
htpasswd -b passwordfile project-admin pwd
oc create user project-developer
htpasswd -b passwordfile project-developer pwd

Step 6: Add admin role to user

oc policy add-role-to-user admin project-admin

Step 7: Add developer role to user

oc login -u project-admin -p pwd <SERVER_URL>
oc policy add-role-to-user edit project-developer

Step 8: List role bindings

oc get rolebindings

Step 9: Deploy application

oc login -u project-developer -p pwd <SERVER_URL>
oc new-app --name nginx -l app=demo --docker-image nginx:latest

Step 10: List pods

oc get pods

Step 11: View application logs

oc logs <POD_NAME>

Step 12: Create service account

oc create sa useroot

Step 13: Add scc anyuid to service account

 oc adm policy add-scc-to-user anyuid -z useroot --as system:admin

Step 14: Patch DC with service account

 oc get dc
oc patch dc/nginx --patch \
'{"spec":{"template":{"spec":{"serviceAccountName": "useroot"}}}}'
oc get pods --watch

Step 15: Browse application

oc get pods -o wide
curl http://<POD_IP>:80