OpenStack (http://openstack.org) is a collection of open source projects that enables an open, scalable cloud infrastructure. The core of OpenStack is meant to provide consistent APIs and interfaces to a variety of potential back-ends.

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Exploring various Hypervisor solutions for small scale deployment [closed]

I've been looking at various virtualization products such as KVM, XEN, Virtualbox, Open stack and Eucalyptus. KVM, XEN, and Virtualbox seem to be easy to use and so far to me make the most sense to ...
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Upload OVA with multiple vmdk's to OpenStack via Glance

I am trying to upload a OVA file to Openstack. The ova file contains 5 files: volume1.vmdk volume2.vmdk volume3.vmdk server.mf server.ovf I uploaded the files with the following command: glance ...
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Need help debugging an apache server that locks up

I'm new to apache, and I'm looking for someone to point me in the right direction. We currently run an apache server to handle an internal, low-volume web interface for openstack (horizon) as well ...
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how MAAS, OpenStack and juju work together

I have been reading several tutorials recently and as some point I thought MAAS manages cluster of physical machines(servers) on which openstack could be eventually installed but I failed to see how ...
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What is the difference between OpenStack, CloudFoundry and Stackato?

I'm quite new to all this *aaS thing, and currently I'm trying to wrap my head around concepts and how things basically work. What puzzles me quite a bit at the moment is the difference between a ...
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What's the point in limiting the number of security groups per tenant In OpenStack?

By default, a tenant (1) can only create 10 security groups (2). Is there any reason to keep this number so low? (1) ...
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Openstack nodes with external network only

I have few dedicated servers with static external IPs each. Can I use them to run OpenStack with enough security? It is not possible to connect them all with LAN, but each have 1Gbps connection to the ...
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OpenStack FWaaS extension

According to the OpenStack API documentation, OpenStack now provides APIs to manage and deploy firewalls to protect the networks. The information available for the firewalls via the APIs seems very ...
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How Can I Update user-data on Openstack?

I have a bunch of openstack VMs running on Grizzly. I need to change their domain which is currently managed by cloud-init. How do I update the user-data?
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Redundant web static content storage - what technologies? (small scale) [closed]

Current situation of our static web servers: 2x 2U servers full of SSDs (raid5) for storing data data are written to them only through our applications (*) huge amount of small image files (one ...
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OpenStack networking to access internet

I have installed OpenStack Grizzly on a single node. I have two network interfaces: external connection (eth0) eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:56:b5:35:3c inet ...
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Openstack grizzly networking using Linux Bridge

have installed Openstack grizzly on a single node. I have 2 network interfaces eth0-external connection eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:50:56:b5:35:3c inet addr:10.35.141.242 ...
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KVM vs Hyper-V. Which hypervisor is best for windows guests? [closed]

I am currently testing openstack for windows guests (XP and 7). I have deployed openstack "all in one" on system with following specs Processor corei5. (4 physical cores and 8 Threads with HT ...
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One bigger Virtual Machine distributed across many OpenStack nodes [duplicate]

I just setup virtual machines on one hardware with Vagrant. I want to use a Puppet to configure them and next try to setup OpenStack. I am not sure If I am understanding how this should look at the ...
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Openstack Grizzly Fails to Provision New VMs

I'm running Openstack Grizzly on CentOS installed by Mirantis Fuel. [root@controller-20 ~]# cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS release 6.4 (Final) [root@controller-20 ~]# rpm -qa | grep -i ...
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Openstack seems to not map internal IPs to local network properly

I have a very confusing issue which I can't seem to resolve. I followed a guide by Loic Dachary on installing Openstack Folsom on Wheezy, and deployed it on two hosts: a cluster node, and my ...
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cpu_shares,cpu_period and cpu_quota in flavours customization of Openstack

I am reading openstack cloud administrator guide. On page 47 in Flavors customization topic following terms are defined. The optional cpu_shares element specifies the proportional weighted share for ...
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Need sflow, ceilometer or healthmon output files

I am currently working on a mini-project in my college. It is a billing module for an openstack based private cloud. I need to read the usage from database which stores the amount of resources used ...
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No internet on VIrtual Machines and external (physical) network is unreachable from VM's

I have installed openstack (packstack) on centos 6.4 with neutron. The openstack is installed on single virtual machine using vmware. First i have created external network using following command ...
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Where is billing module in OpenStack fresh install?

I have install openstack on single node using packstack. but i cannot find any way to know about how to do billing of my virtual machines. Is the billing module integrated inside openstack? (which i ...
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Virtual machines not getting IP's and external network is unrachable

Environment: I have installed openstack grizzly with quantum. The openstack is installed on single virtual machine using vmware. First i have created external network, router and security group ...
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Understanding swiftstack storage

I just wanted to make sure I understand swift FS properly. Is it possible to run a live VM operating system image on Swift like you can on a mounted SAN/NAS/Local storage? Or is it just for operations ...
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Is OpenStack live migration possible without shared storage?

Like many people I am considering creating 'private cloud' using either OpenStack or VMware. VMware vMotion has a nice feature which allows Live Migration of VMs even without shared storage. I have ...
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Relationship between Vagrant, Docker, Chef and OpenStack (or similar products)?

I am a web developer, but I am also interested in a few administrative tasks. Hence, the new move from pure administration to dev-ops comes handy for me. Anyway, I have some problems to put a few ...
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File corruption on Centos 6.4 KVM VM, ext3 ephemeral drive, not on xfs - why?

First off, let me say I am a software guy, not an admin, so please forgive me if I get terminology wrong. I'm writing software that runs on a Centos 6.4 VM on Openstack Grizzly, running KVM. It has a ...
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OpenStack Instance not using up full space

I have created new instance with Centos 6.4 with 20 GB Disk Space but when i logging to the VPS and Execute df -h the space shown as the following Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted ...
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Openstack Single Physical Network

I am trying to deploy openstack grizzly on a 12 node cluster. I want to use the xen hypervisor. I currently have xenserver installed, and I have 3 virtual machines running Ubuntu 12.04 to use for the ...
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libvirt network error - no 'default' network device found

My original purpose is to create centos image for openstack. Although I did directly with kvm, still wondering about error. Was using this manual for my task. After this command: # virt-install ...
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LinuxBridge Plugin configuration seems broken in my OpenStack Grizzly set-up, but how to debug it and fix it?

I used theses scripts (OpenStackGeek) to install a Single-node OpenStack Grizzly on an Ubuntu 13.04. Everything seemed to work quite fine until I tried to reach one VM. Unfortunately, no VM was ...
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vnc to kvm host not working despite succesfull network connection

I have a centos 6.4 box running openstack grizzly. I have various instances running, yet I can not view their console. Horizon has a built in console viewer called novnc-proxy, which is not working ...
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How can I find the image name from the image ID in OpenStack?

E.g. ami-00000073 is used as the image ID. How can find the image name associated to it?
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Why does OpenStack distinguish images from snapshots?

Usually, http://serverfault.com/a/268727/126950: snapshot = an exact capture of what a volume looked like at a particular moment in time, including all it's data. image = a total snapshot of a ...
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Cannot create a volume using Cinder in Openstack Folsom

Services [ ok ] Checking status of libvirt management daemon: libvirtd running. [ ok ] nova-network is running. [ ok ] nova-compute is running. [ ok ] nova-cert is running. [ ok ] nova-api is ...
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Openstack Quantum cannot talk to RabbitMQ: Connection refused but log says unreachable?

I've got single-node Openstack Folsom deployment on a Debian 7.1 server. I've followed the Folsom guide so far and have got everything set up, but when I try to log in through the dashboard, I get the ...
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Deploying Openstack without internet access

I have about a dozen rather beefy machines on a separate network. This network is not (will not be, cannot be) connected to the internet. I'd like to deploy Openstack on them so that they can be used ...
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MySQL server on openstack

I want to set up a MySQL database that is easy to scale. Traditional, off-cloud scaling means (1) upgrading the hardware, (2) sharding, or (3) replicating. Option 1 is easy but is limited. Option 2 ...
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Issue with creating an Windows 2008 Virtualized image with qEmu

I'm trying to create a qemu image of a 64bit Windows 2008 Server install. It will be used on Openstack as an instance. The Virtualization environment [of qemu] is being run from a VMware virtual ...
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Packets only get forwarded when tcpdump running on bridge

I ran into the oddest thing when trying to debug a networking issue with OpenStack. I was doing a ping test between virtual machines. The ICMP request packets only made it to the destination host if I ...
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Sniffing one tunnel in an other tunnel

In OpenStack with Quantum you can create virtual networks via Open vSwitch and the GRE protocol. My question is: If i create two GRE based network in Quantum will I somehow be able to sniff network ...
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OpenStack, Windows 2012, DHCP and DNS

I'm trying to set up a Windows domain in virtual machines (VMs) instead inside of an OpenStack deployment. I've configured one of the VMs to be the domain controller (including DNS server), running ...
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How to make a small image from a running instance?

I would like to create a glance image from a running nova instance, and am able to do so with nova image-create instance-id new-image-name However, the created image is huge. It appears to be the ...
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How does OpenStack determine “Available Instances”, “Available vCPUs”, and “Available RAM”?

I have a new OpenStack installation on a Server with 8 cores and 16GB of RAM. How does OpenStack determine that I have 10 "Available Instances", 20 "Available vCPUs", and 51,200 MB of "Available ...
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OpenStack Server Instances have internet access, but they are unable to access the internal network

I'm running an OpenStack Grizzly release with a Nova-Network configuration. [No Quantium]. My network is setup as follows: OpenStack Box (10.10.13.xx network)->OpenStack Internal Network ...
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Add OpenStack Compute to existing Xen based server

I have an existing server running Cenos 6.x with Xen 4.x and a dozen or so virtual machines. I'm building out an OpenStack environment and was wondering if is possible to install OpenStack compute on ...
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SSH Keys Won't allow for me to log into a Ubuntu OpenStack image

I have an instance of the ubuntu image: precise-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.img. I can boot/launch the image from Nova. [Below is the image details] However, I am not able to log into the box with the ...
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Turn off strict checking of ssh keys

each user creates and destroys 15+ plus vm's per day. The vm's are created in the company's internal openstack cloud. Every time a new vm is assigned an ip address which has previously been handed ...
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Static IP Addresses and OpenStack

I'm working within an environment where static IP addresses are the prescribed method. I have a set of IP addresses [about 10] and I'm trying to get that to be the pool of IPs that OpenStack can use. ...
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Do I really need to use openstack? [closed]

There is a lot of hype on the Ubuntu website at the moment about openstack and I am planning to setup a few virtualised servers on Ubuntu anyway. My question is that I'm not sure if openstack would ...
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How does OpenStack's object storage (swift) know where to find objects?

I've been reading the architectural docs for swift (http://docs.openstack.org/developer/swift/overview_architecture.html). I half understand what 'rings' are for but I think I'm missing some details. ...
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Ghost “vlan 0” tags added to ethernet frames in CentOS guest under OpenStack

I'm trying to debug an issue involving a KVM virtual machine instance where the instance doesn't respond to network requests when the source is on another physical machine, which is on the same subnet ...