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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Got Bus error (core dumped) when run the nova-compute from nova user

I got error when I try to restart the nova-compute service on my compute node. [root@mycompute ~]# service nova-compute restart Stopping OpenStack Nova Compute Worker: [ OK ] ...
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How exactly are Distributed File Systems used in cloud environment? [closed]

How exactly are Distributed File Systems used in cloud environment ? More precisely: Are live VMs images (or their filesystem) usually located in the DFS ? Are VMs usually used to run the backbone ...
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OpenStack - assign security group to existing instance

I want to assign a security group to an existing instance. Is this possible?
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Instances in OpenStack are not getting DHCP leases

When I start instances in openstack, they don't get DHCP leases. When I go into the instance and manually configure the IP that would have been assigned. Network flows fine. With TCPDump, I can see ...
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OpenStack using one public IP address from multiple servers

I am testing out openstack and have it all configured but with my current setup I have only one public IP address which is assigned to the servers public interface. Is it possible to assign multiple ...
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OpenStack compute nodes kernel panic

I'm fairly new to the OpenStack world and have been working on getting our first cluster up and running. I've primarily been using this document http://wiki.debian.org/OpenStackPuppetHowto among ...
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Mounting whole-disk filesystems in Windows 2008?

I am booting a Windows instance in an OpenStack environment. OpenStack can use a "configuration drive" to pass information into the instance. This drive is formatted as a whole-disk MS-DOS ...
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installed openstack using devstack install shell script but getting 500 error when i try opening dashboard

I followed the instructions at http://devstack.org/guides/single-machine.html to install OpenStack. I first installed Ubuntu on my Windows 7 PC using the officially supported Windows installer for ...
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Which operating system should I choose for OpenStack? [closed]

So, soon we will deploy some new developers infrastructure on OpenStack and I have not so much experience in that sphere. First of all which operating system should I use? Mostly I use CentOS maybe ...
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Openstack - Connectivity between instances on 2 separate nodes

I have the following setup: 1 x Management Node (node A) 2 x Compute Nodes (node B & C) 1 x Volume Node (node D) Relevant configurations: VlanManager multi_host=true Node ...
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Programmatically configure Hadoop cluster from python

Are there any python API's to configure a hadoop cluster (namenode, jobtracker, etc..)setup on an OpenStack cloud?? I have the IP addresss to the VM's and am looking for openstack api's to configure ...
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How do I install OpenStack on a single Ubuntu 12.04 node?

I'm having trouble installing OpenStack in Ubuntu 12.04, for various reasons: The official Ubuntu website recommends Juju and MAAS. However, this is a single node I am trying to get OpenStack ...
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How to create and import image into openstack?

I downloaded the image precise-server-cloudimg-amd64-disk1.img from http://uec-images.ubuntu.com/releases/precise/release/ , then I tried to import it into openstack using: glance -v add ...
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Running OpenShift Origin directly on hardware?

To anyone with OpenShift Origin experience, is there any benefit in skipping any IaaS infrastructure (like OpenStack), and installing the PaaS layer right on top of hardware? What would be the ...
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openstack, bridging, netfilter and dnat

In a recent upgrade (from Openstack Diablo on Ubuntu Lucid to Openstack Essex on Ubuntu Precise), we found that DNS packets were frequently (almost always) dropped on the bridge interface (br100). ...
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Setting up a private multi-project test cloud infrastructure with OpenStack and Jenkins [closed]

I want to deploy a private cloud test infrastructure using OpenStack and Jenkins for multiple projects. I thought of creating a template for OpenStack with one Jenkins installation using as master. ...
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Unable to launch Windows images on Ubuntu OpenStack [closed]

I tried OpenStack on my laptop, my setup is as below. Host Machine: Windows 7 Virtualization: VirtualBox Ubuntu12 is running on this VirtualBox, and on this Ubuntu12, I installed OpenStack ...
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unable to launch windows xp image on openstack [closed]

I have created WindowsXp image from virt-manager, this is a qemu image, this image i have uploaded to openstack glance, on launch it is giving blue screen error and restarting. So is their any ...
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OpenStack: Can I convert a volume into an image?

I am trying to figure out the path of least resistance in OpenStack to get from a live CD to a disk image that can be used for deploying new guest instances. If you boot an OpenStack instance from a ...
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Vagrant (Virtualbox) host-only multiple node networking issue

I'm trying to use a multi-VM vagrant environment as a testbed for deploying OpenStack, and I've run into a networking problem with trying to communicate from one VM, to a VM-inside-of-a-VM. I have ...
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Is it possible to notify a File[] resource in Puppet and trigger resources subscribed to that file?

We're using Puppet to manage an OpenStack installation. OpenStack consists of a number of loosely connected parts, all communicating via AMQP. Several of the parts use a common configuration file ...
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Openstack: Is it possible to migrate an instance from a dead compute server to a live one?

I've got a cluster with 84 Openstack Essex compute nodes, one of which decided to pine for the fjords about 2 hours ago, with 8 running instances on it. The instances are all running off qcow2 disks ...
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Steps to use juju to orchestrate a devStack fresh VM setup?

Using this devStack guide : Running a Cloud in a VM to test OpenStack. What would be the steps to get the correct juju configuration from a fresh devStack setup? EDIT : Found out the first ...
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What is the correct network configuration for a devStack VM (virtualbox)?

Usually when I setup a new Ubuntu VM, i keep the eth0 in NAT mode to get the internet & I add a eth1 interface in HostOnly mode so that I can ssh. But using this devStack guide : Running a Cloud ...
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Deploy Hadoop to Openstack

I'd like to deploy Hadoop to Openstack cloud. Is there any automatic way to do that? Anyone tried to do that? I'm looking for some devops like juju. I've never used juju and right now I'm going ...
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Making a mini-cloud at home, using a few Ubuntu boxes [closed]

I'm looking to make a sort of at-home mini-cloud. I have several Ubuntu boxes lying around and thought I'd make them into something useful. I'm being a little vague on purpose since I'm not quite ...
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networking through openstack installed on vm

I am trying to set up a test installation of Openstack on a Ubuntu 12.04 VM running on a ESXi server. So far I have been able to launch the VMs on the ESXi, however am unable to assign IP addresses to ...
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Are DNAT and REDIRECT equivalent when applied to locally destined traffic?

In setting up our OpenStack environment, I ran into a problem that was preventing instances from contacting a server running on the host. The metadata service (which exposes an HTTP API) runs on port ...
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How does OpenStack Glance work with Keystone and what exactly are these configuration options for?

I am configuring Glance to authenticate against Keystone. It works but I am unsure exactly how some of the authentication options interact. I started with the configuring glance documentation, but ...
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Openstack: Making a windows 2008 R2 image with virtio support

When installing windows 2008 R2 in kvm on a virtio disk, it seems there is no support for drivers. Even after installing the drivers I wasn't able to install windows to the image. This because windows ...
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Import existing VM into Openstack/Cloudstack

We're currently running our infrastructure with XEN + CentOS and are thinking to make the move to Ubuntu (Both as Host and Guest) + KVM. Our objective is to, at a later stage, create a private cloud ...
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RemoteError: Remote error: NoMoreNetworks

I get this error when I try to start the machine. There are free IP addresses (both floating and fixed). I tried to look about it on the web, but no luck (there is an answer somewhere which doesnt ...
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OpenStack “quantum” network manager and existing bridge/VLAN devices

The Quantum network manager included with recent versions of OpenStack does not support the --bridge and --bridge-interface arguments to the nova-list network create command. Short of writing a new ...
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Openstack multiple nodes: separate Glance and Keystone machines

I followed the guide on hastexo to create an OpenStack Cloud. The Keystone service and the are supposed to run on separate machines. However, when I wanted to run glance-api in the console for ...
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Private cloud solution [Eucalyptus,OpenStack, Nimbus] for Java deployments [Glassfish, Tomcat]

I am interested in a way to have private cloud which would host Glassfish (or Tomcat) server. Which option from Eucalyptus, Openstack or Nimbus would be best to deploy java applications on it? Or ...
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Openstack instance cannot reach lan

Instances launched on openstack cannot connect to anything on the lan, yet they happily reach the internet (google, yahoo, etc.) Openstack setup: Ubuntu 12.04 running Openstack Essex Multi-node 1 ...
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Monitor VM's resources (CPU, RAM etc)

I'm testing Openstack and i'd like to know how can i find out about resource utilization inside instances (Virtual Machines). Openstack uses kvm, qemu and libvirt in my testing environment. Is there ...
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What happens if an OpenStack cloud controller dies?

I've been reading up on OpenStack and how we can re-create an EC2/S3-style cloud for our internal development and I'm having a hard time finding information on how the OpenStack cloud controller ...
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How to convert VirtualBox VM to OpenStack?

I'm running OpenStack in Ubuntu Server 11.10 (installation did using devstack script), but I have some virtual machines that are already running using VirtualBox. How can I convert the VirtualBox ...
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Make an image out of a running instance in OpenStack diablo

I have launched an instance in OpenStack and modified it, and I would now like to save it as a new image. How do I do that? I'm running the diablo release.
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libvirtError that domain already exists, but virsh list doesn't show it

When I try to launch an instance with OpenStack, I get the following error in nova-compute.log: (nova.rpc): TRACE: libvirtError: operation failed: domain 'instance-0000000a' already exists with uuid ...
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Cross platform, blob storage system

I have a couple of different servers around the house, and a lot of storage on each of these machines. I also have a couple of dedicated servers, and some VMs on these boxes... Most of the boxes and ...
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Networking hardware for OpenStack deployment

I am looking for some advice on networking equipment for an OpenStack deployment. I currently have a single ADSL connection coming into a building with a static IP and nothing connected to it ...
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projects or packages to emulate a tape drive with a Amazon S3 or OpenStack Swift compatible backend?

I've got some data that is being backed up to tape via bacula, and at some point soon I am going to need to migrate to non-tape storage. Bacula supports to-disk archiving, but it occurred to me that ...
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How can import an existing linux machine into Rackspace?

How can import an existing linux machine into Rackspace is pretty much what I'd like to know. I've got a VM hosted in a datacenter, and I'd like to move that VM, which is configured and running ...
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OpenStack on Centos 6 vs ubuntu

I want to install open stack on centos 6 but the documentation and most of the tutorials go on with Ubuntu. I want to know if there are any particular advantages of installing open stack on Ubuntu? ...
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OpenStack Networking Config

I'm setting up a single node/controller on a RackSpace VM (for testing) I have two interfaces the public one (31.222.162.) and the local network one (10.177.68.) but I dont know how to state the ...
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Migration between OpenStack and RackSpace cloud

So I am deploying a OpenStack private cloud in my business. As I understand from research the OpenStack project was created by RackSpace and that their own cloud platform uses OpenStack. So my ...
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How does one configure networking on OpenStack?

I've been playing with Openstack, but I can't get the networking to function correctly. I'm just trying to get a single server going. I can bring up instances, but they get stuck at the BIOS loading ...