How to setup a cloud on a laptop having CENTOS and Openstack

asked 2014-04-21 02:13:49 -0600

yrsandeep gravatar image


I have set up CENTOS 6 and then installed Openstack on it. Now, I want to do a POC, by setting up a cloud and understand the different configuration aspects using Openstack. Can anyone suggest the complete steps or a link as to how can i start setting up a cloud on my laptop which already has the Openstack installed on CENTOS 6.

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answered 2014-04-21 03:36:54 -0600

SGPJ gravatar image

You can install Openstack on CentOS VM in just 3 steps, please follow this guide Then install packstack on it: sudo yum install -y sudo yum install -y openstack-packstack packstack --allinone

Thanks, Shankar.

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Please excuse me If I Sound Dumb,but i am very new to Linux as well as Cloud and openstack.

I will rephrase my question.

I have already setup Openstack on my Laptop having CENTOS.

However i want to know how a cloud is built on top of these,and how can i expose a basic Platform as service, to start with , using the Openstack Framework that is installed.

So how can i build a working cloud and how can i make use of it in the practical sense.

i read few posts talking about setting up a VM instance etc but i did not get a clear picture.

Really appreciate your inputs so that i can get a clear picture.

yrsandeep gravatar imageyrsandeep ( 2014-04-21 05:35:03 -0600 )edit

answered 2014-04-21 03:27:47 -0600

xt3r4m gravatar image

Hi , i am setting up the same on my laptop with virtualbox using this guide as a base ......

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Hi xt3r4m,

I installed havana release on my laptop with vmplayer and got stuck at creating vmnet. Still struggling to resolve the issue. Meantime I seen your comment about icehouse. I just glanced icehouse release document, it seems that I can try. My question is, have you come across any issue while installing icehouse? Because, I am also new to cloud computing.

saravana gravatar imagesaravana ( 2014-04-21 13:28:57 -0600 )edit

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