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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Configuring OpenStack Image Service with OpenStack Storage

Configuring OpenStack Image Service to use OpenStack Storage allows us to keep our images on easily accessible storage.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure you are logged in to the server where OpenStack Image Service is installed.

How to do it...

Carry out the following steps to configure OpenStack Image Service to use OpenStack Storage:

  1. We first need to install a package on our OpenStack Image Service host, that allows it to communicate to our OpenStack Storage service. We do this as follows:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get -y install python-swift 
    
  2. We now ensure that we are able to authenticate to our OpenStack proxy server using the swift user Identity Service credentials created in Chapter ...

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