load balancer in openstack kilo

asked 2015-09-22 07:06:35 -0500

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I am having my openstack kilo configuration with three nodes controller+network+compute. I am able to launch vm instance and allocate the network. Now I want to use load balancer in this architecture. In the openstack docs it is not mentioned for three node architecture. So If anyone can please help me with the correct document where I can find how to do this?

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load balancer is used when you have more than one instance of same type, ie: more than one controller then load can be distributed among the multiple controllers, with one controller the requests will be pointed to same controller then there is no point for load balancer

kumar lakshman kumar gravatar imagekumar lakshman kumar ( 2015-09-22 10:14:19 -0500 )edit

i believe you can install lbaas inside network node.

senyapsudah gravatar imagesenyapsudah ( 2015-09-22 10:19:04 -0500 )edit

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answered 2015-09-22 19:56:03 -0500

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You must install neutron-lbaas on controller node,and install neutron-lbaas-agent on network node.

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Also add the following to the default section of /etc/neutron/lbaas_agent.ini device_driver = neutron.services.loadbalancer.drivers.haproxy.namespace_driver.HaproxyNSDriver

soumitrakarmakar gravatar imagesoumitrakarmakar ( 2015-09-23 01:02:09 -0500 )edit

When installing neutron-lbaas in Controller Node (Ubuntu 14.04.3), i got this error: "E: Unable to locate package neutron-lbaas". Seems the package doesn't exist in Ubuntu repos anymore.

ducnc gravatar imageducnc ( 2016-06-05 23:15:27 -0500 )edit

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