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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Troubleshooting OpenStack Storage Service

OpenStack Storage Service (Swift) is built for highly available storage, but there will be times where something will go wrong, from authentication issues to failing hardware.

How to do it...

Carry out the following steps when encountering the problems presented.

Authentication issues

Authentication issues in Swift occur when a user or a system has been configured with the wrong credentials. A Swift system that has been supported by OpenStack Authentication Service (Keystone) will require you to perform authentication steps against Keystone manually as well as view logs during the transactions. Check the Keystone logs for evidence of user authentication issues for Swift.

The user will see the following message ...

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