Start provisioning on #OpenStack thru #ansible in a few steps

Boring to provision again and again thru horizon or command-line on your openstack. Well, here you have a refreshing post. Start doing it with ansible. Step ONE: Prepare your container Build and prepare your container with ansible and python shade module. First create you Dockerfile with this: Now, install docker and build it: Step TWO: import your profile In my case, I copied my openstack … Continue reading Start provisioning on #OpenStack thru #ansible in a few steps

Test #openstack #performance with #rally in a few steps

Before docker, install rally was… hmmm Sh***y too many dependencies. I screwed my OpenStack controller once. Then started to use an external server. Now, I can even run that on my laptop with docker 🙂 Ok, the steps on CentOS would be: Step ONE: Install docker and pull rally image Step TWO: Recreate Database As soon as you get into the container, do the following … Continue reading Test #openstack #performance with #rally in a few steps

RDO Newton with nuage

Originally posted on scotts tech blog:
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

OpenStack NFS Storage

Originally posted on scotts tech blog:
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

OpenStack liberty- Remove elements like duplicated hypervisors or unwanted ports

When your are experimenting with openstack, It’s usual have failures. This post shows how to remove these unwanted ports or duplicated compute nodes. Removing Duplicated Compute Nodes I’ve used this trick several times. Cause my Nested OpenStack Nuage lab (and my several installations). I had to remove duplicated nova computes using this procedure. First, let’s check out our hypervisors. [root@ocs01 ~]# . keystonerc_admin [root@ocs01 ~(keystone_admin)]# nova … Continue reading OpenStack liberty- Remove elements like duplicated hypervisors or unwanted ports

Building a Nuage/PackStack Lab at home Part 3

Update – August 1st, 2016: I’ve made an update thanks to @karkull feedback. some changes to neutron.cfg and nova.cfg files. I’ve made important changes the way I was presenting the info over this post. Hi there, Through this post, I will install nested packstack liberty with a controller/network node and a nova compute node. Then, I will install the Nuage plugin for neutron and the metadata, heat, horizon … Continue reading Building a Nuage/PackStack Lab at home Part 3

Building a Nuage/PackStack Demo at home – Part 2

First of all, just a reminder that I’m using a fanless server 8 cores / 32 GB RAM at home (details at Diego’s post). And you will need to read my previous post: BUILDING A NUAGE/OPENSTACK DEMO AT HOME: GIVING PACKSTACK A CHANCE – CENTOS7. Also, I want to say thanks to Scott Irwin for his scripts and Remi Vichery for his prompt support with … Continue reading Building a Nuage/PackStack Demo at home – Part 2

Nuage VSC – Modify QCOW2 images with guestfish

Hi there, This post is useful to anyone planing to use guestfish to make some changes to any qcow2 disk image file. You can solve issues like change user settings, or define static ip addresses, or change grub settings. I am using guestfish to change some configurations into my vsc_singledisk.qcow2 image. Why? because all the changes into VSC must be done thru a console. However, If you … Continue reading Nuage VSC – Modify QCOW2 images with guestfish

Building a Nuage/OpenStack demo at Home: Giving PackStack a chance – Centos7

update 05/05/2016: I’ve just got a 32GB fanless server and I stop using VBox to build my demo at home. Sorry in advance for any misunderstanding. More details about the server at Diego’s post. Building my #Nuagenetworks lab at Home with #packstack. Details on pinrojas.com A post shared by Mau (@p1nrojas) on May 2, 2016 at 9:46am PDT   Howdy, Exploring some ways to install OpenStack demos … Continue reading Building a Nuage/OpenStack demo at Home: Giving PackStack a chance – Centos7