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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Configuring the OpenStack Storage proxy server

Clients connect to OpenStack Storage via a proxy server. This allows us to scale out our OpenStack Storage environment as needed, without affecting the frontend to which the clients connect. Configuration of the proxy service is simply done by editing the /etc/swift/proxy-server.conf file.

Getting ready

To begin with, log in to our openstack2 server.

How to do it...

To configure the OpenStack Storage proxy server, we simply create the file /etc/swift/proxy-server.conf, with the following contents:

[DEFAULT] bind_port = 8080 user = swift log_facility = LOG_LOCAL1 [pipeline:main] pipeline = healthcheck cache tempauth proxy-server [app:proxy-server] use = egg:swift#proxy allow_account_management = true account_autocreate ...

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