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How to install heat on ubuntu 12.04?

asked 2013-10-09 01:03:32 -0600

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updated 2013-10-11 17:53:16 -0600

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I am trying to install heat on Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit virtual machine with 4 GB RAM and 40 GB HDD following the documentation at .

As per documentation, script openstack_ubuntu should be available under tools folder but it is missing. So i am not able to install open stack using script openstack_ubuntu

So i installed open stack via devstack installation as per documentation at and devstack installation of open stack is successful.

but when i tried to install heat. i got error message

ankit@ubuntu:~/heat$ sudo ./    
Installing api-paste.ini in /etc/heat    
Installing default.yaml in /etc/heat/environment.d
Installing heat.conf.sample in /etc/heat    
rabbitmq detected, configuring /etc/heat/heat.conf for rabbit    
Installing policy.json in /etc/heat    
Installing AWS_CloudWatch_Alarm.yaml in /etc/heat/templates    
Installing AWS_RDS_DBInstance.yaml in /etc/heat/templates    
warning: no files found matching 'AUTHORS'    
warning: no files found matching 'ChangeLog'
warning: no previously-included files matching '*.pyc' found anywhere in distribution    
warning: no files found matching 'AUTHORS'    
warning: no files found matching 'ChangeLog'    
warning: no files found matching 'heat/cloudinit/'
warning: no files found matching 'heat/testing/README.rst'    
warning: no files found matching 'heat/tests/examples/tags.txt'

and heat installation fails.

Downloaded heat package size is 14 M, downloaded from git hub git clone I suspect there is some problem in package might be some files are missing.

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answered 2014-08-11 09:46:16 -0600

if you look at the latest icehouse release, heat is part of the devstack install. You may use Ubuntu 14.04LTS. You could download the devstack using "git clone git:// -b stable/icehouse". Run ./ from the devstack folder which will install the heat along with other Openstack components. After the devstack install you can check the heat service running from 'screen -x' command. If the services are not running for any reason, you could try running them manually like this:

cd /opt/stack/heat; bin/heat-engine --config-file=/etc/heat/heat.conf || echo "h-eng failed to start" | tee "/opt/stack/status/stack/h-eng.failure"

cd /opt/stack/heat; bin/heat-api --config-file=/etc/heat/heat.conf || echo "h-api faed to start" | tee "/opt/stack/status/stack/h-api.failure"

cd /opt/stack/heat; bin/heat-api-cfn --config-file=/etc/heat/heat.conf || echo "h-apcfn failed to start" | tee "/opt/stack/status/stack/h-api-cfn.failure"

cd /opt/stack/heat; bin/heat-api-cloudwatch --config-file=/etc/heat/heat.conf || ech"h-api-cw failed to start" | tee "/opt/stack/status/stack/h-api-cw.failure"

If still getting failure then need to go to debug further. Check the log files mentioned in the command line shown above and trace further from it.

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Last updated: Aug 11 '14