The cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift is not installed in OpenShift Container Platform by default. You can install the cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift by using the web console.
The cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift is a Technology Preview feature only. Technology Preview features are not supported with Red Hat production service level agreements (SLAs) and might not be functionally complete. Red Hat does not recommend using them in production. These features provide early access to upcoming product features, enabling customers to test functionality and provide feedback during the development process.
For more information about the support scope of Red Hat Technology Preview features, see Technology Preview Features Support Scope.
You can use the web console to install the cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift.
You have access to the cluster with
You have access to the OpenShift Container Platform web console.
Log in to the OpenShift Container Platform web console.
Navigate to Operators → OperatorHub.
Enter cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift into the filter box.
Select the cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift and click Install.
On the Install Operator page:
The Update channel is set to tech-preview, which installs the latest Technology Preview release of the cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift.
The Installation Mode is set to All namespaces on the cluster (default). This mode installs the Operator in the Operator-recommended
openshift-cert-manager-operator namespace to watch and be made available to all namespaces in the cluster.
Choose the Installed Namespace for the Operator. The default Operator recommended namespace is
openshift-cert-manager-operator namespace does not exist, it is created for you.
Click the Enable Operator recommended cluster monitoring on the Namespace checkbox to enable cluster monitoring for the Operator.
Select an Update approval strategy.
The Automatic strategy allows Operator Lifecycle Manager (OLM) to automatically update the Operator when a new version is available.
The Manual strategy requires a user with appropriate credentials to approve the Operator update.
Navigate to Operators → Installed Operators.
Verify that cert-manager Operator for Red Hat OpenShift is listed with a Status of Succeeded.