How to Set Up Apache OpenWhisk on Ubuntu 18.04 — Part I

What Is Apache OpenWhisk?

Setting Up Your ECS Instance

ssh root@<IP ADDRESS>
The authenticity of host 'AAA.CCC.BBB.DDD' can't be established.
ECDSA key fingerprint is SHA256:/il4fRYvgAake/ENoBgJSZvdO8DxY7H99oeIuye8AEo.
Are you sure you want to continue connecting (yes/no)? yes
Warning: Permanently added ' AAA.CCC.BBB.DDD ' (ECDSA) to the list of known hosts.
root@<IP ADDRESS>'s password:
Welcome to Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-23-generic x86_64)
* Documentation:
* Management:
* Support:
Welcome to Alibaba Cloud Elastic Compute Service !
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libopts25 sntp
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages have been kept back:
linux-generic linux-headers-generic linux-image-generic
The following packages will be upgraded:
amd64-microcode apparmor apt apt-utils base-files bind9-host binutils binutils-common binutils-x86-64-linux-gnu
bsdutils chrony console-setup console-setup-linux cpp cpp-7 cups-bsd cups-client cups-common curl
distro-info-data dnsutils dpkg dpkg-dev fdisk friendly-recovery g++ g++-7 gcc gcc-7 gcc-7-base gcc-8-base
grub-common grub-pc grub-pc-bin grub2-common guile-2.0-libs initramfs-tools initramfs-tools-bin
initramfs-tools-core intel-microcode iperf keyboard-configuration kmod language-pack-en language-pack-en-base
language-pack-gnome-en language-pack-gnome-en-base libapparmor1 libapt-inst2.0 libapt-pkg5.0
libarchive-zip-perl libarchive13 libasan4 libatomic1 libavahi-client3 libavahi-common-data libavahi-common3
libbind9-160 libbinutils libblkid1 libcc1-0 libcilkrts5 libcryptsetup12 libcups2 libcupsimage2 libcurl4
libdns-export1100 libdns1100 libdpkg-perl libfdisk1 libgcc-7-dev libgcc1 libglib2.0-0 libglib2.0-data libgomp1
libirs160 libisc-export169 libisc169 libisccc160 libisccfg160 libitm1 libjpeg-turbo8 libkmod2 liblsan0
liblwres160 libmount1 libmpx2 libmysqlclient20 libnss-systemd libpam-systemd libparted2 libperl5.26
libplymouth4 libpng16-16 libpolkit-gobject-1-0 libpython3-stdlib libpython3.6 libpython3.6-minimal
libpython3.6-stdlib libquadmath0 librados2 librbd1 libsmartcols1 libstdc++-7-dev libstdc++6 libsystemd0
libtsan0 libubsan0 libudev1 libuuid1 libx11-6 libx11-data libxml2 linux-libc-dev lshw man-db mount
networkd-dispatcher nplan openssh-client openssh-server openssh-sftp-server parted perl perl-base
perl-modules-5.26 plymouth plymouth-theme-ubuntu-text python-apt-common python3 python3-apt python3-distupgrade
python3-minimal python3-requests python3-update-manager python3.6 python3.6-minimal sntp ssh systemd
systemd-sysv tzdata ubuntu-release-upgrader-core udev update-manager-core util-linux uuid-runtime
148 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 3 not upgraded.
Need to get 79.6 MB of archives.
After this operation, 312 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] Y
sudo apt autoremove
perl: warning: Setting locale failed.
perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings:
LANGUAGE = (unset),
LC_ALL = (unset),
LANG = "en_US.UTF-8"
are supported and installed on your system.
perl: warning: Falling back to a fallback locale ("en_US.UTF-8").
root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# locale
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# export LANGUAGE="en_US.UTF-8"
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# export LC_ALL="en_US.UTF-8"
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# sudo nano /root/.pip/pip.conf
## Note, this file is written by cloud-init on first boot of an instance
## modifications made here will not survive a re-bundle.
## index-url=
sudo apt-get install git python-pip python-setuptools build-essential libssl-dev libffi-dev python-dev software-properties-common
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# sudo pip install ansible==
Successfully installed ansible- bcrypt-3.1.4 cffi-1.11.5 paramiko-2.4.2 pyasn1-0.4.4 pycparser-2.19 pynacl-1.3.0
You are using pip version 10.0.1, however version 18.1 is available.
You should consider upgrading via the 'pip install --upgrade pip' command.

Installing Docker

~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# curl -fsSL | sudo apt-key add -
root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# sudo add-apt-repository "deb [arch=amd64] bionic stable"
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# sudo apt update
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# apt-cache policy docker-ce
Installed: (none)
Candidate: 5:18.09.0~3-0~ubuntu-bionic
Version table:
5:18.09.0~3-0~ubuntu-bionic 500
500 bionic/stable amd64 Packages
18.06.1~ce~3-0~ubuntu 500
500 bionic/stable amd64 Packages
18.06.0~ce~3-0~ubuntu 500
500 bionic/stable amd64 Packages
18.03.1~ce~3-0~ubuntu 500
500 bionic/stable amd64 Packages
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# sudo apt install docker-ce
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# sudo systemctl status docker
docker.service - Docker Application Container Engine[m
Loaded: loaded (/lib/systemd/system/docker.service; enabled; vendor preset: enabled)
Active: active (running) since Sat CST; 4s ago
Main PID: 25119 (dockerd)
Tasks: 9
CGroup: /system.slice/docker.service
└─25119 /usr/bin/dockerd -H unix://
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# sudo vi /lib/systemd/system/docker.service
/usr/bin/dockerd -H tcp:// -H unix:///var/run/docker.sock
root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# sudo systemctl daemon-reload
root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# sudo systemctl restart docker.service
~root@iZa2d4spx9n9e90jofcyxoZ:~# curl http://localhost:2375/version
{"Platform":{"Name":"Docker Engine - Community"},"Components":[{"Name":"Engine","Version":"18.09.0","Details":{"ApiVersion":"1.39","Arch":"amd64","BuildTime":"ABCD","Experimental":"false","GitCommit":"4d60db4","GoVersion":"go1.10.4","KernelVersion":"4.15.0-23-generic","MinAPIVersion":"1.12","Os":"linux"}}],"Version":"18.09.0","ApiVersion":"1.39","MinAPIVersion":"1.12","GitCommit":"4d60db4","GoVersion":"go1.10.4","Os":"linux","Arch":"amd64","KernelVersion":"4.15.0-23-generic","BuildTime":"ABCD"}



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