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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Installing OpenStack Dashboard

Installation of OpenStack Dashboard is straightforward when using Ubuntu's package repository.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure that you're logged in to our OpenStack Compute host or an appropriate server on the network that has access to our OpenStack environment.

How to do it...

To install OpenStack Dashboard, we simply install the required packages and dependencies by following the ensuing steps:

  1. Install the required packages as follows:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get -y install openstack-dashboard novnc nova-consoleauth nova-console 
    
  2. We can configure OpenStack Dashboard by editing the /etc/openstack-dashboard/local_settings.py file, thus:
    OPENSTACK_HOST = "172.16.0.1" OPENSTACK_KEYSTONE_URL = "http://%s:5000/v2.0" ...

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