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Learning OpenStack High Availability by Rishabh Sharma

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High availability dashboard services

The highly available dashboard service called Horizon is used to implement a web-based dashboard interface for all the OpenStack services including Swift, Cinder, Keystone, Nova and so on.

Installing and configuring the dashboard

As the initial step of dashboard installation, we need to install the complete package of dashboard services using the following command:

sudo apt-get install apache2 memcached libapache2-mod-wsgi openstack-dashboard

Then, we need to edit the local_settings.py file under /etc/openstack-dashboard/ using any of the editors such as gedit, vi, and nano, as follows:

sudo gedit  /etc/openstack-dashboard/local_settings.py

Change the OPENSTACK_HOST IP address to our own Virtual IP (VIP) (192.168.1.32 ...

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