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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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 ...