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

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Installing OpenStack

The steps in this section document the installation of OpenStack services, including Keystone, Glance, Nova Compute, and Horizon on a single controller and two compute nodes. Neutron, the OpenStack Networking service, will be installed in the next chapter.

Installing and configuring the MySQL database server

On the controller node, use apt-get to install the MySQL database service and related Python packages:

# apt-get install mariadb-server python-mysqldb

If prompted, set the password to openstack.

Note

Insecure passwords are used throughout the book to simplify the configuration and demonstration of concepts and are not recommended for production environments. Visit http://www.strongpasswordgenerator.org to generate strong passwords ...

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