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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Managing the OpenStack Storage cluster with swift-init

Services in our OpenStack Storage environment can be managed using the swift-init tool. This tool allows us to control all the daemons in OpenStack Storage in a convenient way.

Getting ready

Log in to any OpenStack Storage node.

How to do it...

The swift-init tool can be used to control any of the running daemons in our OpenStack Storage cluster, which makes it a convenient tool, rather than calling individual init scripts.

Each command can be succeeded with the following:

Controlling OpenStack Storage proxy

swift-init proxy-server { command }

Controlling OpenStack Storage object daemons

swift-init object { command }
swift-init object-replicator {command }
swift-init object-auditor { command ...

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