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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Setting up SSL access

Setting up SSL access provides secure access between the client and our OpenStack Storage environment in exactly the same way SSL provides secure access to any other web service. To do this, we configure our proxy server with SSL certificates.

Getting ready

To begin with, log in to our openstack2 server.

How to do it...

Configuration of OpenStack Storage to secure communication between the client and the proxy server is done as follows:

  1. In order to provide SSL access to our proxy server, we first create the certificates, as follows:
    cd /etc/swift
    sudo openssl req -new -x509 -nodes -out cert.crt -keyout cert.key
    
  2. We need to answer the following questions that the certificate process asks us:
  3. Once created, we configure our proxy ...

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