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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Checking cluster health

We are able to measure the health of our cluster by using the swift-dispersion-report tool. This is done by checking the set of our distributed containers, to ensure that the objects are in their proper places within the cluster.

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How to do it...

Carry out the following steps to set up the swift-dispersion tools to report on cluster health:

  1. We first create the configuration file (/etc/swift/dispersion.conf) required by the swift-dispersion tools, as follows:
    [dispersion]
    auth_url = http://172.16.0.1:5000/auth/v2.0
    auth_user = cookbook:admin
    auth_key = openstack
    
  2. Once this is in place, we need to create containers and objects throughout our cluster, so that they are in ...

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