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 the min disk property of an image on Horizon

Is it possible to change the minimum disk property of an image using the web interface Horizon? I know that we can use the API: # The following command will change minimum ram to 2000MB and ...
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What does the “1” state mean in OpenStack's web interface Horizon CSV Summary?

In OpenStack's web interface Horizon, under Project Overview we can Download CSV Summary: What does state 1 mean?
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cloud-init does not grow the partition nor the filesystem

I am currenty preparing OpenStack-ready images of CentOS 7 and Ubuntu 14.04. For the "automation" I use packer, which is provided by you with a json-template. Packer then starts the installation ...
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What it takes for an openstack instance to connect to internet

I'm running a two node openstack cloud with single NIC using nova-network, Everything seems fine but when it comes to networking there are many problems and I think thats due to having only one NIC on ...
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dashboard not displaying network and object store

After installing OpenStack (DevStack), I logged in to the dashboard. I could find only two tabs there (compute and orchestration) but not network and object store, though I have logged in as admin. ...
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Openstack via Packstack install Public IP Address

I have a VM running remotely that I am accessing through a publicly accessible IP address: 125.X.X.X, I SSH'd in and ran packstack --allinone and let the process complete. The IP address on eth0 is ...
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Cannot connect to Openstack Instance via horizon, but SSH works?

I've got an OpenStack deployment running inside a VM for testing purposes. My setup is as follows: Host Ubuntu x64 with Virtualbox -> Guest Ubuntu x64 with OpenStack -> Ubuntu X64 Server Test ...
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Openstack instance only accessible in host node

Every time I run an instance everything works fine and I can ssh instance only inside the host compute node.when I try it on controller I get this: Warning: Identity file kp0 not accessible: No such ...
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Launch an openstack instance with single NIC

I'm totally new to openstack and without much resources I built a cloud with my pc as controller containing a wifi for internet and ethernet for internal connection also with my laptop again with a ...
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How is the image size calculated in OpenStack?

I created a snapshot of an instance on OpenStack using the web interface Horizon. I see that the image size is 59.5 GB: I am surprised because the instance's disk was pretty empty: and the RAM ...
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cloud server implementation for sensor networks [duplicate]

I want to implement a cloud server. i.e., I want to be able to scale the servers once i m done working on my application for my sensor networks. I want to know to implement the cloud server (resource ...
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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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Which instances' states count toward the project's RAM quota on OpenStack?

Looking at the CSV Summary through OpenStack's web interface Horizon (under Project Overview), I see that the instances of my project are in various states, namely: 1 Active Error Stopped/Shutoff ...
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Openstack: Starting multiple shutoff intances

I am using Openstack Icehouse running on Ubuntu. After rebooting Compute node all instances that were running there will be in shutoff state. Is there way to restart them all at once? Only thing I ...
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What is the difference between Usage (Hours) and Uptime (Seconds) in OpenStack's web interface Horizon CSV Summary?

In OpenStack's web interface Horizon, under Project Overview we can download a CSV Summary. What is the difference between Usage (Hours) and Uptime (Seconds) columns? The former seems to be how ...
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Contrail Controller Roles

Trying to setup a test contrail / openstack environment, however I am confused with some terms that the contrail uses in its documentation... Contrail Controller Roles The roles used for the ...
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What is the Usage (Hours) in OpenStack's web interface Horizon CSV Summary and why most of my instances have the same value (17.02)?

In OpenStack's web interface Horizon, under Project Overview we can download a CSV Summary. I am surprised to see that in the CSV summary I downloaded, the Usage (Hours) column is almost always ...
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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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Finding exact amount of used RAM in OpenStack's web interface Horizon

In OpenStack's web interface Horizon I can see: Is there any way to have a more precise figure on how much RAM is being used? The best I have found so far is to look at the page source: but it ...
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How many VMs per core/vcpu can be run in OpenStack

I'm working on a simulation tool to model VM behavior and migrations on Cloud environments. I deployed a little OpenStack cluster with 4 nodes on cheap regular hardware PCs at the university using ...
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Nova add floating-ip error

Getting below error when running nova add-floating-ip commandm when I run the command nova floating-ip-list is shows this ip with and Instance ID of None and a fixed ip of None. nova ...
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uninstall openstack neutron node completely?

I've installed neutron as my network node, now I'm trying to replace it with a legacy network, but I can't find any related documentation. Are there any solutions about removing network node (neutron ...
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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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openstack instances cannot access external network

I'm new to OpenStack. I'm using RDO packstack --allinone setup. All openstack nodes reside in one single machine, with only one physical ethernet interface (eth0, 192.168.0.11) I launched two ...
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Openstack Neutron on top of Amazon VPC

Is it possible to run Openstack Neutron within an Amazon VPC and still be able to use all of Neutron's features (GRE mesh network, etc)? I do know about Amazon's ENI and networking tools within a VPC ...
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OpenStack soft reboot instance vs. sudo reboot

Is there any difference between performing an OpenStack soft reboot instance through the web interface Horizon and SSH into the instance and perform sudo reboot?
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How are the security groups injected in an image in OpenStack?

I have been using OpenStack for some time and was just wondering how the security groups are injected in an image file. I browsed on the internet but I could not find a solution.
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How to remove a service from Openstack?

I am trying to add a custom Swift to my production OpenStack installation. I have a devstack with swift in it. As an exercise, I am trying to remove the Swift service from my devstack. Using keystone ...
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Packets are not routed by iptables, how to debug

I'm using OpenStack and OVS. This is my case: From a remote host, I ping VM with IP A. Local gateway received the echo request, then send a packet with IP A and MAC address A' (based on a fixed ...
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Openstack on Fedora 20 install error

Okay I was trying to install OpenStack on Fedora 20 by going through this article http://openstack.redhat.com/Quickstart and encountered an error like below: packstack --allinone ERROR : Failed to ...
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Promiscous mode on vmware workstation

I am trying to do the network setup in the openstack configuration on 3 Ubuntu vm with vmware workstation, but in order to work I get the following indication : If you are building your OpenStack ...
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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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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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Agent error when launching instance with OpenStack Icehouse

I have encountered the following error in nova compute logs when launching a new instance with OpenStack Icehouse: "AgentError: Error during following call to agent: ['ovs-vsctl', '--timeout=120', ...
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Creating an instance with a specified name, or renaming an instance name after it got created?

I created 4 instances on OpenStack using euca-run-instances -k Franck -n 4 ami-00000023f. The created instances have the following instance names (as listed on OpenStack's Horizon web interface) ...
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KVM Dynamic Rate Limiting

How can I dynamically rate limit the network speed on individual KVM instances? For example, I want to set a rule where if a user uses over 100mbps inbound or outbound bandwidth for over 30 minutes, ...
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How to change the setting for a network device reported by ethtool, specifically Speed, on VM?

This is related to these two questions, although they don't answer my question. The machines are RHEL6. 1.ethtool not showing all the properties 2.changing network speed to 1000Mb/s Output on VM: ...
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devstack - how to add directly attached storage to a single node installation

I have devstack up and running on an Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64 VM in a single node environment. The VM has / mounted on an 8GB primary disk and an 80GB secondary disk mounted on /mnt. Output of mount ...
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How to configure Openstack on multiple physical servers?

From the book "OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook", I find that all the installation of the openstack is on VMs. I am wondering is it possible to install the openstack directly on physical servers ...
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Does euca2ools provide any reference script to test whether it works well with my OpenStack cluster?

My OpenStack cluster has sometimes issues that impact some euca2ools' functions. For example one issue my OpenStack cluster recently had was making euca2ools' euca-describe-instances lags forever (no ...
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Deleting port on one openvswitch bridge causes change in MAC address on another bridge

I am trying to set an explicit MAC address on an openvswitch bridge named br-ex. I am running Fedora 20 and using the native ifdown/ifup commands to configure the bridge (details of my network ...
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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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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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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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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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Is there any repository of useful scripts to manage OpenStack nodes with euca2ools? [closed]

I'm writing some scripts based on euca2ools to manage OpenStack nodes. I feel that most of them are of general interest and not specific to my tasks, such as list/kill all defective nodes (= no IP ...
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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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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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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 ...