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Activation steps

Follow the steps below to activate Otomi after initial installation.

Step 1: Get the log output of the installer job

When the installer job (in the default namespace) has finished, copy the URL and the generated password from the bottom of the logs, sign in to the console with the provided URL, username and password.

Use the following command to get the logs of the installer job:

kubectl logs jobs/otomi -n default -f

Step 2 (optional): Add the auto generated CA to your keychain

Otomi by default automatically generates a CA. The generated CA is of course not trusted on your local machine. Here are some options to prevent you from clicking away lots of security warning in your browser:

  1. In the left menu of the console, click on "Download CA"
  2. Double click the downloaded CA.crt or add the CA to your keychain on Mac using the following command:
sudo security add-trusted-cert -d -r trustRoot -k /Library/Keychains/System.keychain ~/Downloads/ca.crt

On Windows, use PowerShell (running as Administrator) with the Certutil:

certutil.exe -addstore root <downloaded cert path>


Import-Certificate -FilePath "<downloaded cert path>" -CertStoreLocation Cert:\LocalMachine\Root
# Restart the browser

But you could also run Chrome in insecure mode:

alias chrome-insecure='/Applications/Google\\ Chrome --ignore-certificate-errors --ignore-urlfetcher-cert-requests &> /dev/null'
  1. Optional: Restart Docker (to support pushing images to Harbor)

Step 3: Activate Drone

Drone is an integral part in the deployment of Otomi cluster configuration.

  1. In the side menu of Otomi Console under platform click on the Drone app
  2. Click on the play button in the top right. A new tab will open for Drone
  3. Sign in locally with as otomi-admin and the password provided in the logs of the installer job.
  4. Click on Authorize Application
  5. Click on `Submit on the Complete your Drone Registration page. You don't need to fill in your Email, Full Name or Company Name if you don't want to
  6. Click on the otomi/values repository
  7. Click on + Activate Repository

Step 4 (Optional): Create a new admin user


We strongly advise to not use the default otomi-admin account after activation and to not change the password. Store it somewhere safe and only use it in case absolutely required.

Create a new user account in Keycloak and add the new user to the otomi-admin and team-admin.

Step 5 (Optional): Add the URL of the Kubernetes API


Adding the URL of the K8s cluster API is required by teams to be able to download the KUBECONFIG

  • Under Platform in Otomi Console, click on Settings
  • Click on Cluster
  • Add the full URL of the API server
  • Click on Submit
  • Click on Deploy Changes