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Learning OpenStack by Sunil Sarat, Alok Shrivastwa

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Installing Nova components

We will install most of the components on the controller node and the core components on the compute node. The communication is controlled by the AMQP message bus and all the subcomponents talk to each other using RabbitMQ, which we set up initially.

Installing on the controller node

The controller node follows the same installation procedure that we have seen in the previous services. On the controller node, we will perform the following:

  • Creating a database
  • Installing the services

And after this, we will configure the system by following these steps:

  • Creating a Keystone user, service, and endpoints
  • Modifying the configuration files

As usual, let's create our checklist to ensure we have all the pre-requisites before hand:

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