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Deploying Harbor in Production📜


Harbor requires a redis endpoint filled in under redis.external.addr. In order to use a fully extensible BigBang and Registry1 owned Redis installation redis-bb.enabled is set to true by default to deploy a 1 master 3 replica redis cluster.

If you wish to utilize a cloud elasticache endpoint, disable redis-bb.enabled and set your endpoint in redis.external.addr.

RSA Certificate for Token Signatures📜

Harbor requires an RSA key/certificate pair be generated and supplied as a secret to the Harbor core and exporter components. This RSA keypair is used to sign JWTs retrieved from the Harbor API at the /service/token endpoint. Therefore, it is critical to keep the RSA key used to sign these tokens confidential.

Key generation📜

# Generate the RSA key with length 4096
openssl genrsa -out secret.key 4096

# Generate the configuration used when generating the certificate
# Replace with configuration appropriate for your organization
cat <<EOF> conf
[ dn ]
[ ext ]

# Generate the certificate from the private key and configuration
# Replace with configuration appropriate for your organization
openssl req \
-key secret.key \
-config conf \
-nodes \
-new \
-subj "/"
-days 365
-extensions ext
-out cert.crt

Usage with chart📜

You may use these certificates with this helm chart in one of two ways:

  1. You can populate the core.tokenKey and core.tokenCertificate fields with the content of the files created above
  2. You can create a secret yourself independently of the chart and reference it with core.secretName

Last update: 2023-02-09 by Joe Foster