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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Launching instances by using OpenStack Dashboard

Launching instances becomes a simple process, using OpenStack Dashboard. We simply select our chosen image, choose the size of the instance, and then launch it.

Getting ready

Load a web browser, point it to our OpenStack Dashboard address at http://172.16.0.1/, and log in as the demo user with the password openstack (as created in the Adding users recipe in Chapter 3, Keystone OpenStack Identity Service):

Getting ready

How to do it...

To launch an instance by using the OpenStack Dashboard interface, carry out the following steps:

  1. Navigate to the Images & Snapshots tab and select an appropriate image to launch, for ...

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