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Step 2 - Install the NGINX Controller agent software on the NGINX instance¶
In order to link an NGINX Plus instance to NGINX Controller, we need to run the NGINX Controller agent installer.
Login to the NGINX Controller instance
Controller v3.16.1by selecting
Controller UIin UDF Access menu, use
firstname.lastname@example.org your email and
admin123!as your password.
Add an existing instance.
Your NGINX Plus instance already exists, we just need to link it with NGINX Controller.
Check the box
Allow insecure server connections to NGINX Controller using TLS.
curlcommand in the command box:
SSH (or WebSSH) to the
Nginx-1 - API Gwinstance.
curlcommand and execute it. Enter
yat every confirmation prompt.
After few seconds, the command will succeed and the instance will appear in NGINX Controller.
In NGINX Controller, click
closeif you are still in the instance creation page, and look at your first instance linked within NGINX Controller:
Wait till the status changes from
Running. If the status is stuck in the
Configuringstate, force the NGINX Controller agent to restart in the
Nginx-1instance as below:
sudo service nginx restart sudo service controller-agent restart
This instance can now be used as an NGINX Controller