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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Creating tenants

A tenant in OpenStack is a project. Users can't be created without having a tenant assigned to them so these must be created first. For this section, we will create a tenant for our users, called cookbook.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure you're logged into 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 command:

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

Ensure that we have our environment set correctly to access our OpenStack ...

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