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Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition Onboarding Guide

This topic provides an architecture overview, installation links, and the basics on how to create a Harness account and your first project. Perform these tasks soon after you install Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition, before you move on to other configuration tasks.

To install Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition in a Kubernetes cluster with Helm, go to Install Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition Using Helm.

Architecture overview

You can install Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition in a Kubernetes cluster or on virtual machines.

Review the following diagrams for your installation type.

Kubernetes cluster configuration

Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition is installed in a Kubernetes cluster in the following configuration.

AWS architecture

Create your Harness account

You create your Harness account the first time you use Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition. You are automatically assigned the Harness user role, Account Admin.

To create your Harness account, do the following:

  1. On the Harness Sign up page, enter your email address and a secure password.

  2. Select Sign up.

    After your account is created, you arrive at the Continuous Delivery start page.

Create your first project

To create a project, do the following:

  1. From the Continuous Delivery start page, select Create Project.

  2. In Invite Collaborators, type of the names of the collaborators you want to invite.

  3. Enter the project name, and optionally enter a description and tags for your project.

  4. Select Setup Later.

Next steps

To get started with Harness Self-Managed Enterprise Edition, go to the following Harness module topics: