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Multi Node OpenStack setup

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The OpenStack setup can have services separately on different machines in order to optimize performance. Here is a procedure for installing a four machine setup. The setup has all the machines running Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin. The version of OpenStack is Essex. This procedure is based on OpenStack Beginner’s Guide

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Installation of the components

Install all the components of the controller

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OpenStack Beginner’s Guide V3.0 for Essex on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin)

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OpenStack Beginner’s Guide V3.0 for Essex on Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin) is now available as a pdf file. We would like to thank all the people who have directly or indirectly helped us in bringing out this guide.

Please have a look at it and let us know if you have any  comments/suggestions/feedback. We will do our best to enhance the guide based on your suggestions.

What’s new in V3.0:

  • Keystone – OpenStack Identity Service.
  • Horizon – OpenStack Dashboard.
  • Keystone integration with nova, glance and swift.
  • Image bundling procedure for Redhat, CentOS, OpenSuse and Debian.
  • Replacement of euca-* commands with nova and glance commands.

Written by kiranmurari

May 7, 2012 at 9:59 pm

Bundling CentOS Image with VNC access for OpenStack

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This article explains how to create a CentOS 6 image with VNC access on KVM for uploading it to the image store on OpenStack Diablo.  I have used KVM running on Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit server for creation of the image.

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