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Installing ArangoDB

Note : Most of the how-to contents are from internet – Just recording here for me to consolidate what to do for my requirements. Created a VM, Debian 9.8, with 4 vCPU and 8GB RAM – Did not check out … Continue reading

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Openstack installation : Launch VM

Note : I preferred to use horizon for launching a VM rather than using the CLI commands. The following snapshots show the sequence/wizard flow in launching a VM which is self explanatory.

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Openstack installation : Create flavor, Generate SSH keypair, Add security group rules

Content from “openstack.org”, listed here with minor/no changes – just noting down what I did – online notes. For testing with cirros it is enough to provide 64 MB RAM and 1 G storage. On the controller node – source … Continue reading

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Openstack installation : Create Provider / Self service Networks

Content from “openstack.org”, listed here with minor/no changes – just noting down what I did – online notes. On the controller node, source the admin credentials to gain access to admin-only CLI commands: $ . admin-openrc Create the provider (external) … Continue reading

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Openstack installation : Block storage – Cinder (on Compute Node)

Content from “openstack.org”, listed here with minor/no changes – just noting down what I did – online notes. Wanted to get rid of all partition info in /dev/sdb so that I can use it for block storage. #dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sdb … Continue reading

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Openstack installation : Block Storage – Cinder (On Controller Node)

Content from “openstack.org”, listed here with minor/no changes – just noting down what I did – online notes. Create database, service credentials, and API endpoints. CREATE DATABASE cinder;GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON cinder.* TO ‘cinder’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘{password}’;GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON … Continue reading

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Openstack installation : Dashboard – Horizon

Content from “openstack.org”, listed here with minor/no changes – just noting down what I did – online notes. Install the packages apt install –assume-yes openstack-dashboard Edit the /etc/openstack-dashboard/local_settings.py file and complete the following actions: Configure the dashboard to use OpenStack … Continue reading

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Openstack installation : Networking service – Neutron (On Compute Node)

Content from “openstack.org”, listed here with minor/no changes – just noting down what I did – online notes. The compute node handles connectivity and security groups for instances. Install the components apt install –assume-yes neutron-linuxbridge-agent The Networking common component configuration … Continue reading

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Openstack installation : Networking service – Neutron (On Controller Node)

Content from “openstack.org”, listed here with minor/no changes – just noting down what I did – online notes. Create database, service credentials, and API endpoints. CREATE DATABASE neutron;GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON neutron.* TO ‘neutron’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘{password}’;GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON … Continue reading

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Openstack installation : Compute Service – Nova (On Compute Node)

Content from “openstack.org”, listed here with minor/no changes – just noting down what I did – online notes. Install the package apt install –assume-yes nova-compute Edit the /etc/nova/nova.conf file and complete the following actions: In the [DEFAULT] section Due to … Continue reading

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