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Learning OpenStack by Sunil Sarat, Alok Shrivastwa

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Chapter 6. Building Your Portal in the Cloud

Horizon is the web component of OpenStack. It is an extensible component, which means new views can be added without losing consistency in its look and feel, as it provides the necessary core classes and templates for developers to use. In this chapter, we will look at the architecture of Horizon and install it in our environment. After completing this, we will have our cloud ready and take it for a spin in the next chapter.

In this chapter, we will cover the following topics:

  • Working with Horizon
  • Installing and configuring Horizon
  • Troubleshooting Horizon

Working with Horizon

Horizon is a component of OpenStack that is slightly different from the others. This is a Django web application, and its sole purpose ...

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