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Single node installation for Havana for testing purposes?

asked 2013-12-11 12:19:17 -0500

filpano gravatar image

Hello everyone,

I was looking at a couple of documents including the newly updated official documentation as well at this helpful website and wanted to find out whether it would be possible to have a single-node install of Havana for testing purposes (Ubuntu 12.04 or Debian 7).

I had a working deployment of Folsom working on a single node, but it included some very patchy fixes such as creating a dummy network interface which I would prefer to avoid with Havana, as I wish to actually use Neutron effectively.

Is a single-node install possible? If so, could anyone provide a guide?

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answered 2013-12-11 13:47:19 -0500

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A single-node install is exactly what you get if you use devstack, which is designed for exactly your situation: deploying OpenStack for development and testing.

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Does devstack offer the same computational capabilities as OpenStack? That is, does it use the exact same services and resources in its environment?

filpano gravatar imagefilpano ( 2013-12-11 13:48:55 -0500 )edit

"devstack" is "A documented shell script to build complete OpenStack development environments." It just installs OpenStack. So I guess the answer to your question is "yes", because it installs OpenStack.

larsks gravatar imagelarsks ( 2013-12-11 21:03:43 -0500 )edit

Thank you very much. Since it is exactly what I need, I have accepted this as an answer.

filpano gravatar imagefilpano ( 2013-12-11 22:24:39 -0500 )edit

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