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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Configuring roles

Roles are the permissions given to users within a tenant. Here we will configure two roles—an admin role that allows for administration of our environment and a Member role that is given to ordinary users who will be using the cloud environment.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure you're logged in to our OpenStack Compute host—where OpenStack Identity Service has been installed—or an appropriate Ubuntu client that has access to where OpenStack Identity Service is installed.

If the keystone client tool isn't available, this can be installed on an Ubuntu client to manage our OpenStack Identity Service by issuing the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install python-keystoneclient

Ensure that we have our environment ...

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