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How do I expose Keystone to the public network?

asked 2015-10-06 19:25:24 -0500

Arador gravatar image

I have a mixed Private Cloud network consisting of Mirantis Openstack Kilo and VMWare 5.5 hosts.

I would like to test VMTurbo in these environment. I have it installed as a VM inside of VMWare and it is able to connect to the VCenter's without issue. The problem is when I try to connect it to Openstack. VMTurbo requires a connection be available for Keystone and since Keystone is connected only to the Private Management network, it is impossible for me to bring it into VMTurbo.

How do I expose the Keystone IP to the Public network so that I can connect VMTurbo? If this isn't possible, does anyone have a suggestion on how I can set things up so that I can administer both the Openstack and VMWare environments?

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answered 2015-10-10 18:01:07 -0500

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Any chance you have a F5 or something of the like out in front? You could potentially configure a VIP there and NAT traffic from the vip to the private management network allowing you to expose Keystone to the public. (I would think you'll need to modify the publicURL for keystone as well to reflect the new IP once this is in place)

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answered 2015-10-13 16:51:10 -0500

Arador gravatar image

Yeah, I had thought of NAT, it wouldn't be an "elegant" solution though. It may be what I end up doing in the end as I am not seeing any other way to do it unless the companies that put out monitoring software drop their insistence on direct access to keystone instead of going through the API's like Horizon does.

Thank you.

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