Installing DPS
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Log in and configure DPS Platform

To complete your installation, you must log in and configure the DP Instance for LDAP.

You must configure your DP Instance for LDAP and set up your initial DataPlane (DPS) Admin users and groups.

Be sure you have your enterprise LDAP configuration available. Refer to Enterprise LDAP requirements for more information.

  1. Browse to your DP Instance host.
    If you are using AWS, do not use the public DNS to access DPS. Use a public IP address or set up and use a DNS (Route 53) fully qualified domain name (FQDN).
  2. Log in using the Super User admin account you configured during initialization:
    • Username: admin
    • Password: Use the password specified during DPS initialization
    After login, the initial “Onboarding Welcome” screen displays.
  3. Click Get Started to proceed with setting up authentication.
    The Onboard/Configure LDAP page displays the Setup Authentication settings.
  4. Enter your LDAP information.

    See Enterprise LDAP requirements for more details on these settings and options.

    If you are using LDAPS and a self-signed certificate, be sure to click Upload certificate and provide your certificate in order for DPS to connect to your LDAP instance. Use the corporate LDAP values that you collected during the preparatory steps.
  5. Click Save.
    A success message displays on the page.
  6. Add users and groups, which will be the initial members of the default DataPlane Admin role.
    At least one user must be configured and must have at least the DataPlane (DPS) Admin role, which is needed to add other users or groups, assign them roles, configure services in DPS, etc.

    You must click the name of the user when it displays and ensure it appears in the Users field on a dark background.

    If the name appears on a white background, it means the name is not recognized and the action fails.

  7. Click Save & Login to save your changes.
  8. Log in as one of the DataPlane Admin users you added.
You are now ready to proceed to managing your DPS platform, including cluster registration and DPS App installs.

You can now install and configure additional DPS Apps and manage your DP Instance.