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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Installing and configuring Juju

Ubuntu provides a tool named Juju that allows us to not only install packages, but to also install and configure the services by way of charms. Charms are a collection of scripts and descriptions on how to install and configure that service. For example, a charm for, say Wordpress, will install the Wordpress PHP files, as well as allow us to attach the Wordpress installation to a MySQL backend, or attach to a load balancer through relationships with those other services.

Getting ready

Log in to a shell on the MAAS server.

How to do it...

Carry out the following steps to install and configure Juju on our MAAS host:

  1. First, we need to install the Juju tools. We do this as follows:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get -y ...

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