- You will need boot2docker installed and running on your laptop
- You will need a Nirmata account – you can sign up for a free trial
Follow these steps to setup Nirmata and deploy applications:
- Login to Nirmata web console and go to the Host Groups section
- Select ‘Other’ from the left navigation panel and click on ‘Add Host Group’ button. You can specify the host group name and on Resource Selection Tab, select Environment type as Sandbox. Click Finish to create a new host group. On the host group page, note the host group id.
curl -sSL http://www.nirmata.io/nirmata-host-agent/nirmata-b2d.sh |sh -s <host group id>
The agent should get installed and will be up and running in a couple minutes.
Thats it! You are now setup to deploy and manage complex applications on to your laptop.
You can also find the nirmata agent install script on github. Feel free to take a look at it and customize it for your needs.