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

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Using OpenStack Dashboard to manage Neutron networks

The OpenStack Dashboard has the ability to view, create and edit Neutron networks, which makes managing complex software defined networks much easier. Certain functions, such as creating shared networks and provider routers require a user to be logged into the OpenStack Dashboard as a user with admin privileges, but any user can create private networks. To help with managing complex software defined networks, the OpenStack Dashboard provides automatically updating network topography.

Getting ready

Load a Web browser, point it to our OpenStack Dashboard address at http:///172.16.0.200/horizon, and log in as a user, such as the demo user created in Adding users recipe of Chapter 1, Keystone OpenStack ...

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