Automating OpenStack installations using Ansible – running Playbooks

In this recipe, we simply run a series of Ansible Playbooks that lay down the infrastructure needed on top of our six Ubuntu 14.04 LTS hosts, and then install all of the software required to run a highly available OpenStack installation.

Ansible uses SSH and Python to execute the Playbooks that describe how to install and configure software on distributed systems. Its lightweight design with very few dependencies makes it perfect to install OpenStack across our many Ubuntu hosts.

Getting ready

It is important that the previous two recipes, Automating OpenStack installations using Ansible – host configuration and Automating OpenStack installations using Ansible – Playbook configuration ...

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