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Install the Run:AI Backend

Set Backend Configuration

Customize the Run:AI backend configuration file.

Generate a values file by running:

runai-adm generate-values --domain runai.<company-name>

Generate a values file by running the following under the deploy folder:

runai-adm generate-values  --domain runai.<company-name> --airgapped

Change the following properties in the values file.

Key Change Description
nginx-ingress.controller.externalIPs <RUNAI_IP_ADDRESS> IP address allocated for Run:AI.
backend.https replace key and crt with public and private keys for runai.<company-name>
postgresql.persistence PostgreSQL permanent storage via a Persistent Volume. You can either use storageClassName to create a PV automatically or set nfs.server and nfs.path to provide the network file storage for the PV. The folder in the path should be pre-created and have full access rights
thanos.receive.persistence Permanent storage for Run:AI metrics See Postresql persistence above. Can use the same location
When using an existing Promethues service, replace this URL with the URL of the existing Prometheus service (obtain by running kubectl get svc on the Prometheus namespace) Internal URL to Promethues server
pspEnabled <true/false> Set to true if using PodSecurityPolicy
nginx-ingress.podSecurityPolicy Set to true if using PodSecurityPolicy
backend.initTenant.admin Change password for This user is the master Backend administrator

Install Backend

Run the helm command below:

helm repo add runai-backend
helm repo update
helm install runai-backend -n runai-backend runai-backend/runai-backend  \
    -f runai-backend-values.yaml


To install a specific version, add --version <version> to the install command.

helm install runai-backend runai-backend/runai-backend-<version>.tgz -n \
    runai-backend -f runai-backend-values.yaml 
(replace <version> with the backend version)


Use the --dry-run flag to gain an understanding of what is being installed before the actual installation.

Connect to Administrator User Interface

Go to: runai.<company-name>. Log in using the default credentials: User:, Password: password

Next Steps

Continue with installing a Run:AI Cluster.

Last update: January 4, 2022