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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Registering a remotely stored image

OpenStack Image Service provides a mechanism to remotely add an image that is stored at an externally accessible location. This allows for a convenient method of adding images we might want to use for our private cloud that has been uploaded to an external third-party server.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure you are logged in to our Ubuntu client, where we can run the glance tool. This can be installed using the following command:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install glance-client

How to do it...

Carry out the following steps to remotely store an image into OpenStack Image Service:

  1. To register a remote virtual image into our environment, we add a location parameter instead of streaming the image through ...

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