How to update KOSI

How to update KOSI

This guide shows you how to update KOSI. KOSI can be downloaded only from our official website.


Before you begin, check the following prerequisites:

  1. A machine with any of the following operating systems

    • RHEL 8
    • openSUSE or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Version 15 SP3
  2. You must have Helm installed on your machine.

    Refer Helm Official Documentation for Installation Guide.

  3. For KOSI versions you must have installed Podman on your machine.

    Note : Before installing podman, make sure that The number of user namespaces (max_user_namespaces) is specified on your system if you are a non root-user.
    For more information, follow this Github link

To install podman on your OS use command:

dnf install podman
zypper install podman

Important: Only supports secure registries. If you use an insecure registry, it is important to list your registry as an insecure registry in registry.conf (/etc/containers/registries.conf).

Update Steps

Every release of KOSI provides a rpm file for manual installation. You need to login into your KubeOps account to download the rpm.

  1. Create an KubOps account on the KubeOps website if you don’t have already and login into your account.

  2. Download your desired version of KOSI .rpm file from our official download page

  3. Update the KOSI rpm on master node or admin node (recommended). You can it simply install the rpm and override the existan version.

    dnf install <path to rpm>/<kosi file name>
    zypper install <path to rpm>/<kosi file name>

path to rpm : the directory path in which the file is available.
kosi file name : the exact file name of the file with .rpm extension.