Chapter 3. Identity Management

In the previous chapter, we installed OpenStack using RDO. Now that OpenStack is ready for use, we will begin to investigate what was installed and how to use it, starting with identity management. Keystone is the identity management component in OpenStack. In this chapter, we will look at service registration and the relationship of users with tenants and the role of a user in a tenant.

Services and endpoints

Each of the components in an OpenStack cluster is registered with Keystone. Each of the services has endpoints and each of the services has a user. A service in Keystone is a record of another OpenStack component that will need to be contacted to manage virtual resources. Endpoints are the URLs to contact these ...

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