ZFB NSGv using an iso file

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Network Services Gateway (NSG) is the Nuage SD-WAN product that comes in many forms. In this blog we’ll talk about how to bootstrap a Virtual NSG for KVM using an .iso file, or Zero Factor Bootstrap (ZFB). ZFB is one of three bootstrap methods. The other two require human intervention via email (single) or email plus SMS Text (dual).… Continue reading ZFB NSGv using an iso file

RDO Newton with nuage

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In this post we’ll learn how to install OpenStack RDO (Newton) and integrate it with nuage. As a perquisite the Nuage VCS components must have already been installed and setup. The only requirements between the OpenStack controller and the VSD is that the root (or whatever user you plan to utilize for API access between the OpenStack Contoller and… Continue reading RDO Newton with nuage

WebVirtMGR

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Need a simple and easy to use Free KVM Manager? While there are many tools out there that offer similar functionality I found that with only a few hosts WebVirtMgr offers a simple and easy UI to create and manage Hypervisors and VM’s. Outline of setting up WebVirtMgr Prepare CentOS 7.3 Server Prepare CentOS 7.3 Client Install and configure… Continue reading WebVirtMGR

OpenStack NFS Storage

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Having an OpenStack NFS storage will allow for the testing of VM migration between Nova Compute nodes. The following highlights a simple way of building an NFS storage for your OpenStack VMs. Prerequisites NFS Server with nova access CentOS 7.3 as the NFS Client OpenStack compute nodes deployed (tested on Mitaka and Newton) Server Side Create a directory on… Continue reading OpenStack NFS Storage

data-only containers for ansible automation

Hi, I did a playbook to create my PoCs much faster (from days to one hour). And got some issues with my Mac. My python got broken Then I’ve decided to manage my playbook thru containers (Check my project here). However, managing data from those, brings a portability issue. Then, to make it simple. I started to use data-only containers. I’ve got the the idea … Continue reading data-only containers for ansible automation

Your own SDWAN demo at packet.net (~60min)

This playbook will create a Bare Metal Type 2 server at packet.net and install a whole Nuage VNS solution to try features like Zero Touch Bootstrapping and Application Aware Routing (App classification and SLAs). Check the app at https://github.com/p1nrojas/packet-nuagevns Installing gateways, dns and ntp services, management and control planes in just one server with Centos7 KVM: Install your KVM server (sdwan01) into the brand new … Continue reading Your own SDWAN demo at packet.net (~60min)

#ansible & #docker – Failed to connect to new control master

I’ve been using ansible playbooks on containers. After I’ve started to use data-only containers. I’ve got the following message. I’ve got the following message: Digging around, I could find the following post: “Multiplex/shared SSH connections not connecting: “Control socket connect Connection refused. Failed to connect to new control master” Base on that info, I’ve just need to Change the ControlPath to shared memory. Seems the … Continue reading #ansible & #docker – Failed to connect to new control master

#ansible and #python pexpect for unconventional ssh interfaces

Eating some ansible last months. Love the way it works. However, when you need to deal with some appliances using unconventional ssh interfaces. Well, It’s been quite a challenge. Then, I started to create my own python tool for those cases. The victim is VSC (Nuage Virtualized Services Controller). The secret weapon of Nuage SDN. It’s a pretty nice piece of software encapsulating the famous … Continue reading #ansible and #python pexpect for unconventional ssh interfaces

#ansible #docker image to safely run my playbooks in few steps

Hi there, after some work on my ansible playbooks. I made a disaster on Mac and I got some issues with my Python libraries. Actually, my ansible stop to work. Then, I decided to apply what I’be been saying over my last posts. Use containers to encapsulate my apps and libraries. What a nice journey. First, Install docker. Then, you’ll need to prepare your env … Continue reading #ansible #docker image to safely run my playbooks in few steps