Working examples – listing the services
So we have covered what OpenStack is, the services that make up OpenStack, and some of the key features of OpenStack. It is only appropriate to show a working example of the OpenStack functionality and the methods available to manage/administer your OpenStack cloud.
To re-emphasize, OpenStack management, administration, and consumption of services can be accomplished via either an API, CLI, and/or web dashboard. When considering some level of automation, the last option of the web dashboard is normally not involved. So for the remainder of this book, we will solely focus on using the OpenStack APIs and CLIs.
Listing the OpenStack services
Now, let's take a look at how you can use either the OpenStack API or ...