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

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Checking OpenStack services

OpenStack provides tools to check on its services. In this section, we'll show you how to check the operational status of these services. We will also use common system commands to check whether our environment is running as expected.

Getting ready

To check our OpenStack Compute host, we must log into that server, so do this now before following the given steps.

How to do it...

To check that OpenStack Compute is running the required services, we invoke the nova-manage tool and ask it various questions about the environment, as follows:

Checking OpenStack Compute Services

To check our OpenStack Compute services, issue the following command:

sudo nova-manage service list

You will see an output similar to the following. The ...

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