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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook Second Edition by Cody Bunch, Kevin Jackson

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Configuring OpenStack Compute

The /etc/nova/nova.conf file is a very important file and is referred to many times in this book. This file informs each OpenStack Compute service how to run and what to connect to in order to present OpenStack to our end users. This file will be replicated amongst our nodes as our environment grows.

Tip

The same /etc/nova/nova.conf file is used on all of our OpenStack Compute service nodes. Create this once and copy to all other nodes in our environment.

Getting ready

We will be configuring the /etc/nova/nova.conf file on both the Controller host and Compute host.

To log on to our OpenStack Controller and Compute hosts that was created using Vagrant, issue the following commands in separate shells:

vagrant ssh controller ...

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