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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Configuring nova-volume services

In this section, we will add a new disk to our VirtualBox VM, OpenStack1, and add the prerequisites that nova-volume requires to attach volumes to our instances.

Getting ready

To use Nova Volumes, we will make some changes to our OpenStack1 Virtual Machine. This is because we need to power it off and add a new volume to this VM, so that we have an LVM-managed volume named nova-volumes. We will then configure this drive under Ubuntu and make the volume available to nova-volume.

How to do it...

We first need to configure our storage for use by nova-volume. We can then set up LVM appropriately, by creating a volume group named nova-volumes, on that new storage. Following this, we install and configure prerequisites such ...

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