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What are endpoints?

asked 2015-07-27 05:04:11 -0500

Infantry gravatar image

In many different OpenStack components, documentation refers to endpoints. Networking, API, and Keystone endpoints are discussed everywhere. What exactly is the definition of an endpoint in the context of OpenStack?

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answered 2015-07-28 04:17:40 -0500

An endpoint is a network point where you have a service in the openstack environment. For example, you may have image service at the "controller" node at the port 9292, so the endpoint is the address where the service is running and waiting for requests. In this example the endpoint will be http://controller:9292

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answered 2015-07-28 10:33:24 -0500

Praveen N gravatar image

Hi ,This link supports you with good understanding about OpenStack endpoints

https://linuxacademy.com/blog/linux/u...

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That was a great link.

Infantry gravatar imageInfantry ( 2015-09-19 16:36:25 -0500 )edit
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answered 2015-07-28 03:03:58 -0500

It's a mapping from service to URI through which those service's APIs can be used.

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