[keycloak-user] Running Keycloak on OpenShift in its own gear

Stian Thorgersen sthorger at redhat.com
Fri Mar 11 00:57:51 EST 2016

Keycloak isn't an add-on cartridge, it's a standalone cartridge and can't
be added onto an existing WildFly application. You need to create a
separate Keycloak application.

On 10 March 2016 at 20:38, Rens Verhage <Rens.Verhage at topicus.nl> wrote:

> Maybe I haven’t fully grasped the concepts behind OpenShift. I’d like to
> run my application in the OpenShift cloud and secure it with Keycloak. My
> application is already running, using 2 gears. 1 gear has the web-app
> running in WildFly 10, the 2nd gear hosts the PostgreSQL database.
> I tried adding Keycloak by adding a cartridge to my application like this
> using https://github.com/keycloak/openshift-keycloak-cartridge:
> rhc add-cartridge
> http://cartreflect-claytondev.rhcloud.com/github/keycloak/openshift-keycloak-cartridge
> This results in the following error:
> The cartridge '
> http://cartreflect-claytondev.rhcloud.com/github/keycloak/openshift-keycloak-cartridge'
> will be downloaded and installed
> Adding
> http://cartreflect-claytondev.rhcloud.com/github/keycloak/openshift-keycloak-cartridge
> to application ‘my_app' ... jboss-wildfly-10 already exists in
> your application
> It seems logical to me to run my application in WildFly on one gear and
> Keycloak, also on WildFly, on a second gear. What is best practice to add
> Keycloak to an existing OpenShift application, also running on WildFly?
> Should I deploy Keycloak in the same WildFly instance?
> I know the next question is off topic in this list, but I’ll ask it
> anyway. If I cannot deploy two cartridges based on the same ‘base
> cartridge’ within the same app, how does OpenShift scale up my application?
> Isn’t that the same thing?
> Regards,
> Rens Verhage
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