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New docs on Swarm are confusing


(Eleroy) #1

following the new doc on Swarm, why create a ‘local’ machine, then a swarm-master then agents?

since with the flow of the docs there is no mention of changing the env to the swarm master (except later), the agent are in fact joining the ‘local’ machine… and the example breaks.

not sure why there is a need for that ‘local’ machine, when really it seems all is needed is the swarm-master and then the nodes.


(Dvohra) #2

Which documentation is being referred to?

Install Swarm Docker image to create a Swarm cluster
Start the Swarm manager.
Make the Swarm agents join the swarm manager

The local machine being referred to is for the Swarm cluster.