Download RHOCP artifacts for online mode of installation

  1. Log in to OpenShift Infrastructure Providers page ( with valid Red Hat credentials.
    NOTE: If you do not have valid credentials, create an account.
  2. Once logged in, click Run on Baremetal.
  3. From Install on Bare Metal with User-Provisioned Infrastructure, navigate to Downloads > Pull secret and do one of the following:
    1. Download Pull secret.
    2. Copy Pull secret and save the file in the /var/nps/ISO directory.

    Pull secret enables authentication with the services that are provided by the included authorities, including, which serves the container images for OpenShift Container Platform components.

  4. Download the linux installation program using and store the installer at the /var/nps/ISO directory of the NPS toolkit VM.
    The directory must contain following files:
    • openshift-client-linux-<version>.tar.gz

    • openshift-install-linux-<version>.tar.gz

  5. Download the following files from to the /var/nps/ISO directory.
    • rhcos-<version>-<architecture>-installer-kernel-x86_64

    • rhcos-<version>-<architecture>-installer-initramfs.x86_64.img

    • rhcos-<version>-<architecture>-metal.x86_64.raw.gz

  6. Download hpe-linux-config.yaml, nimble-csp.yaml, and hpe-csi-k8s-1.16.yaml from the following link and copy the files to the /var/nps/ISO directory.