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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Changing XenServer from LVM SR to EXT SR

I'm trying to setup openstack using this page: https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/XenServer/PostInstall Unfortunately I think when I setup xenserver it setup the local SR as LVM (which the page above ...
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SwiftCLI fails for OpenStack v2.0

I have been trying to get swift CLI to work with Openstack on one of my machines and every time it returns the following error: Authorization Failure. Authorization Failed: The resource could not be ...
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How to remove / add public network to a server in Rackspace API

I have a server in Rackspace API. I would like to use the nova command to remove the public network interface. I am using the command: nova virtual-interface-list <instance_id> and then ...
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Creating an Openstack user with only reboot permissions

What is the best approach for setting up an Openstack user that is limited to only rebooting servers using the Web API. The user needs to be able to access servers under different tenants, by using ...
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Puppet install of Openstack: Could not find resource 'Package[dnsmasq-base]Package[dnsmasq-utils]' for relationship on 'Package[neutron-dhcp-agent]'

ebug: Executing '/etc/puppet/etckeeper-commit-pre' debug: catalog supports formats: b64_zlib_yaml dot pson raw yaml; using pson err: Could not retrieve catalog from remote server: Error 400 on SERVER: ...
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Does OpenStack make sense for a home server? [closed]

I currently have a home server (HP N40L) running FreeNAS to provide my home with a few basic things like a file server, media streaming, and a few virtualized apps + a windows XP virtual desktop. It ...
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Open Stack, attempting to launch instance: libvirtError: unsupported configuration: CPU specification not supported by hypervisor

I'm running Openstack for test/learning purposes at the moment on AWS EC2 servers, specifically the m3 flavor which features High Frequency Intel Xeon E5-2670 (Sandy Bridge) Processors. Whenever I ...
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ConnectionError: [Errno 111] Connection refused (Openstack installation through Puppet)

I have just completed an installation of Openstack through puppet, and after jumping through a few hoops have gotten to a point where I can attempt to log into the dashboard. When I do this I'm ...
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Openstack instances, routing, packets not delivered for SPECIFIC services

I am taking over management of an existing openstack system at work and I have only a little prior experience with openstack. I have about 8 instances running and all of them appear to function ...
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Invalid parameter config_hash: Attempting to install mysql (and Openstack) via Puppet

I've searched around for hints on how to solve this but I haven't been able to find anything concrete. I've seen Puppet apache module causing 'Error 400 on SERVER: Invalid parameter ...
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juju bootstrap fails, connection refused port 22

I have a MAAS installation with it's interface at 10.12.1.3/MAAS. It is responsible for DHCP/DNS and the configurations are as follows: ip: 10.12.1.4 subnet mask: 255.255.255.0 broadcast ...
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Deploy Windows 7 to OpenStack - Windows Setup Error when instance boots

I created Windows 7 Pro 64 images and all are getting this error. I configured them to use virtio disk and network adapter using the 1-74 drivers. They work fine locally (kvm on ubuntu 13, qcow2 ...
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Minimum Processor Requirements to set up Openstack on a Laptop/Desktop(not for Devstack setup)

I am planning to do a POC and setting up OpenStack in nonCommercial setup.I do not want to go with Devstack.I am confused as to how much is the minimum processor requirement if i plan to setup ...
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Openstack Neutron stabilty problems

I have a fairly simple Openstack setup for a PoC. 2 nodes, both running Nova, and everything else on node 1. It is running CentOS 6 and was set up using RDO. Importantly I am using Neutron for the ...
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Automating Configuration of VMware's vSwitch (OpenStack/libvirt/Nova)

There's a lot of talk now about VMware integrating with OpenStack now. I've noticed that Nova network service is working with VMware's standard and vDS. Deploying a full OpenStack instance is not ...
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Could not find any downloads that satisfy the requirement iso8601>=0.1.9 for DevStack

My machine operating system is Ubuntu 12.04 I tried to implement the all in one openstack solution for development. But ./stack.sh did not succeed. It looks like a package problem for pip. so, I ...
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Is it useful to deploy OpenStack to a single node?

Due to several limitations and only few and expensive offers of Windows-based dedicated servers, I thought about renting a Linux server instead and running even multiple VMs on that server. I thought ...
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Openstack/PackStack basic multi-node network setup

Background After having installed OpenStack with PackStack we are left with a problem with the networking. We wanted a super-simple network with one subnet where all the virtual machines should ...
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SSH access on openstack nodes

I have setup openstack using 2 nodes with Mirantis Fuel. After openstack gets deployed, I am unable to access the controller node and compute node via SSH as authentication fails when I try to access ...
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PackStack issues with neutron router-gateway-set

Using centos 6.5 I'm setting up PackStack on a single node with one network interface. I'm following these instructions http://openstack.redhat.com/Quickstart That works fine then I get to ...
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Is the ethx mac address of a VM the same as the mac address of the corresponding tap interface?

I have a single node openstack install on an ubuntu machine. For some reason that I cannot figure out, the linuxbridge is dropping packets from this VM. My iptables seem to be fine (atleast as far as ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...