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Learning OpenStack Networking (Neutron) by James Denton

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Installing LBaaS

The neutron-lbaas-agent service was installed as part of the overall Neutron installation process documented in Chapter 3, Installing Neutron, and is typically installed on a dedicated network node or a controller node.

In Havana, haproxy is used as the default load balancer. To install haproxy, issue the following command on the controller node:

# yum -y install haproxy

Configuring the Neutron LBaaS agent service

Before the neutron-lbaas-agent service can be started, it must be configured. Neutron stores the LBaaS agent configuration in the /etc/neutron/lbaas_agent.ini file. The most common configuration options will be covered in the upcoming sections.

Define an interface driver

Like the previously installed agents, the Neutron ...

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