O'Reilly logo

OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Creating a security group using CLI

We have seen how to create a security group using Horizon; this recipe shows you how to create a security group using the CLI.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will need the following information:

  • The SSH login credentials for a node where the Neutron client packages are installed
  • A shell RC file that initializes the environment variables for CLI
  • The name and description of the security group

How to do it…

The following steps will show you how to create a security group using the Neutron CLI:

  1. Using the appropriate credentials, SSH into the OpenStack node installed with the Neutron client packages.
  2. Source the shell RC file to initialize the environment variables required for the CLI commands.
  3. Execute the neutron security-group-create ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required