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

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Installing and configuring Neutron services

In this installation, the various services that make up OpenStack Networking will be installed on the controller node rather than a dedicated networking node. The compute nodes will run L2 agents that interface with the controller node and provide virtual switch connections to instances.

Tip

Remember that the configuration settings recommended here and online at docs.openstack.org may not be appropriate for production systems.

To install the Neutron API server, the DHCP and metadata agents, and the ML2 plugin on the controller, issue the following command:

# apt-get install neutron-server neutron-dhcp-agent \
neutron-metadata-agent neutron-plugin-ml2 neutron-common \
python-neutronclient

On the compute ...

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