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Learning OpenStack Networking (Neutron) - Second Edition by James Denton

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Appendix B. Virtualizing the Environment

Throughout this book, many examples and architectures assume that a physical network and server hardware are used for the OpenStack infrastructure. If you do not have the physical hardware available, it is possible to set up a virtual environment using software such as VMware ESX/ESXi or VirtualBox. This appendix is meant to assist with the setup of a virtual environment using VirtualBox so that many of the examples throughout the book can be followed. This appendix covers the following topics:

  • VirtualBox 5.0.x configuration on MacOS X 10.11 (El Capitan)
  • Changes to the OpenStack installation process

Configuring VirtualBox networking

When configuring VirtualBox networking, the following networks and types are ...

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