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Learning OpenStack by Sunil Sarat, Alok Shrivastwa

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Installing Neutron

The installation of this service takes place over three nodes: the controller node, the network node, and the compute node.

  • The controller node will have the Neutron server component
  • The compute nodes will have the L2 agents installed
  • The Network node will have the Layer 3 agents installed

Installing on the controller node

The same installation procedure that we have seen in the previous services will be followed on the controller node. We will carry out the following steps:

  1. Create a database.
  2. Install the services.

After this, we will initially configure the system, and perform the following steps:

  1. Create a Keystone user, service, and endpoints.
  2. Modify configuration files.

As usual, let's create our checklist to ensure we have all the ...

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