This repository hosts some templates for provision Rocket Chat in OpenShift.

Installation on Container Development Kit(CDK)

  • Download and install CDK

  • Download and install the OpenShift Client tool

  • Run OpenShift vagrant machine

  • Pull the Rocket.Chat Docker image from Docker Hub and tag/push to the internal OpenShift registry:

docker pull rocketchat/
docker tag rocketchat/
docker push
  • Login in OpenShift and create a new project in OpenShift

oc login -u openshift-devel
oc new-project rocket-chat
  • Clone this repo and add the templates and ImageStream to openshift namespace:

git clone
oc create -n openshift -f rocket-chat-is.json
oc create -n openshift -f rocket-chat-ephemeral.json
  • Create the rocket-chat app:

oc new-app rocket-chat -p MONGODB_DATABASE=rocketchat,MONGODB_USER=rocketchat-admin,MONGODB_PASS=rocketchat
  • Rocket.Chat uses a domain check code to verify the validity of the e-mail address. To disable it, run the following commands:

oc port-forward <mongodb_pod> 27017
mongo localhost:27017

Inside the mongo client:

use rocketchat
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