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OpenStack test installation #11 – Installing and Configuring Heat orchestration service

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. This report will go through our installation process for the OpenStack orchestration component Heat on our test environment. Creating the database and user for Heat We started the installation by as usual creating theContinue reading “OpenStack test installation #11 – Installing and Configuring Heat orchestration service”

OpenStack test installation #10 – Installing and Configuring Swift object storage service

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. This report will go through our installation process for the OpenStack object storage component Swift on our test environment. Creating credentials for the Swift service We started the installation on our controller node byContinue reading “OpenStack test installation #10 – Installing and Configuring Swift object storage service”

OpenStack test installation #9 – Installing and Configuring Neutron networking service

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. This report will go through our installation process for the OpenStack networking component Neutron on our test environment. Setting up the database on the controller node We started by creating a new database inContinue reading “OpenStack test installation #9 – Installing and Configuring Neutron networking service”

OpenStack test Installation #8 – Installing and Configuring Cinder block storage service

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. Next service on the to-do list was OpenStack Cinder. Cinder is a block storage service that is designed to present storage resources to end users that can be consumed by the compute service Nova.Continue reading “OpenStack test Installation #8 – Installing and Configuring Cinder block storage service”

OpenStack test Installation #7 – Configure Nova compute service on compute node

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. Configuring Nova In this phase of our OpenStack installation, we configured Nova compute service on our Nova compute node. Nova provides a way to provision compute instances (virtual servers). It support creation of virtualContinue reading “OpenStack test Installation #7 – Configure Nova compute service on compute node”

OpenStack test Installation #6 – Installing and Configuring Nova compute service on controller node

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. Installing Nova In this phase of our OpenStack installation, we installed and configured Nova compute service. Nova provides a way to provision compute instances (virtual servers). It support creation of virtual machines and hasContinue reading “OpenStack test Installation #6 – Installing and Configuring Nova compute service on controller node”

OpenStack test installation #5 – Installing and Configuring Glance image service

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. Installing Glance Next phase in our OpenStack project was the installation of Glance service. Glance is OpenStack’s image service, that is responsible for storing images in OpenStack. For example CirrOS, Ubuntu 18.04 or CentOSContinue reading “OpenStack test installation #5 – Installing and Configuring Glance image service”

OpenStack test installation #4 – Installing and Configuring Horizon dashboard

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. Installing Horizon We installed Horizon dashboard software on Controller node (in here node equals to virtual machine). In short, Horizon is an OpenStack service, which with the OpenStack can be managed via web browser.Continue reading “OpenStack test installation #4 – Installing and Configuring Horizon dashboard”

OpenStack test installation #3 – Installing and Configuring Keystone

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. Creating a database for Keystone The OpenStack Keystone service is used to manage authentication and authorization of the OpenStack installation. We started the installation by creating a new database for Keystone. We switched toContinue reading “OpenStack test installation #3 – Installing and Configuring Keystone”

OpenStack test installation #2 – Installing Prerequisite Software

The detailed information and specs of the host & virtual machines can be found in the “about” section of the website. Installing Chrony We installed the Network Time Protocol -software Chrony on all of our virtual machines. To do this we first switched into the root user with the “sudo su –“ -command. After thatContinue reading “OpenStack test installation #2 – Installing Prerequisite Software”


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