In a nutshell, OpenStack Networking provides virtual networking services to resources managed by the Nova (Compute) service. In this chapter, I will walk you through the installation of the Neutron networking services in the OpenStack environment installed in the previous chapter.
The services to be installed include:
By the end of this chapter, you will have a basic understanding of the functions of various Neutron agents, as well as the foundation on which a virtual switching infrastructure can be built.
Network configuration in the Havana release of OpenStack is managed using version 2.0 of the Neutron API. The Neutron API can be used ...