• By Arturo Enrique Seijas Fernández
Channel Version Revision Published Runs on
latest/stable 100 100 18 Nov 2022
Ubuntu 20.04
latest/edge 102 102 Yesterday
Ubuntu 20.04
juju deploy indico
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Indico Operator

A Juju charm deploying and managing Indico on Kubernetes. Indico is an open-source tool for event organisation, archival and collaboration.

This charm simplifies initial deployment and "day N" operations of Indico on Kubernetes, such as scaling the number of instances, integration with SSO, access to S3 for redundant file storage and more. It allows for deployment on many different Kubernetes platforms, from MicroK8s to Charmed Kubernetes to public cloud Kubernetes offerings.

As such, the charm makes it easy for those looking to take control of their own events management system whilst keeping operations simple, and gives them the freedom to deploy on the Kubernetes platform of their choice.

For DevOps or SRE teams this charm will make operating Indico simple and straightforward through Juju's clean interface. It will allow easy deployment into multiple environments for testing of changes, and supports scaling out for enterprise deployments.

Deployment options overview

For overall concepts related to using Juju see the Juju overview page. For easy local testing we recommend this how to on using MicroK8s with Juju.

How to deploy this charm (quick guide)

To deploy the charm and relate it to the PostgreSQL K8s charm and the Redis K8s charm within a Juju Kubernetes model:

juju deploy postgresql-k8s
juju deploy redis-k8s redis-broker
juju deploy redis-k8s redis-cache
juju deploy indico
juju relate indico postgresql-k8s:db
juju relate redis-broker indico
juju relate redis-cache indico

The charm also supports the ingress relation, which can be used with nginx-ingress-integrator.

juju deploy nginx-ingress-integrator
juju relate indico:ingress nginx-ingress-integrator:ingress

Once the deployment has completed and the "indico" workload state in juju status has changed to "active" you can visit http://indico.local in a browser (assuming indico.local resolves to the IP(s) of your k8s ingress) and log in to your Indico instance, and you'll be presented with a screen to create an initial admin account. Further accounts must be created using this admin account, or by setting up an external authentication source, such as SAML.

For further details, see the charm's detailed documentation.