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asked 2017-05-11 00:02:47 -0500

ShubhamMeshram gravatar image

I have set up OpenStack on a multi node platform with one controller node and two compute nodes (one of them is the controller node itself), I have launched VMs and I wish to know if I can setup OpenStack again on that VM? Will there be issues due to virtualization and not complete and direct access to hardware?

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Nested virtualization is possible, yes. A colleague of mine managed to start a virtual environment inside of a virtual machine. It runs on a KVM hypervisor, but I don't have any more details on that. But google can probably help ;-)

eblock gravatar imageeblock ( 2017-05-11 04:01:28 -0500 )edit

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answered 2017-10-17 07:15:01 -0500

MustafaArif gravatar image

We have successfully done this kind of setup. It is to be used for POC purpose only

We took help from https://keithtenzer.com/2017/04/20/red-hat-openstack-platform-10-newton-installation-and-configuration-guide/ (link text)

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answered 2017-05-15 04:40:02 -0500

Mohan gravatar image

As we tried, you can't. The VM's doesn't have access to hardware directly.

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answered 2017-05-17 04:29:54 -0500

dbaxps gravatar image

Wouldn't TripleO Quickstart be a fair enough ?
http://lxer.com/module/newswire/view/...

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answered 2017-05-17 06:27:55 -0500

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updated 2017-05-17 06:36:10 -0500

This link will help you.

https://docs.openstack.org/developer/...

The undercloud, a bare metal cloud that runs on, and owns, all the hardware.
The overcloud, a regular VM based cloud running as a tenant on the bare metal cloud.
Additional VM clouds can run as parallel tenants on the undercloud.

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