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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Chapter 9. Monitoring OpenStack Networks

The recipes in this chapter will explore the various means to monitor the network resource utilization using Ceilometer. We will cover the following topics:

  • Monitoring the Virtual Machine bandwidth
  • Monitoring the L3 bandwidth
  • Monitoring the load balancer connection statistics
  • Monitoring the per project and per user bandwidth
  • Monitoring the host Network bandwidth

Introduction

Due to the dynamic nature of virtual infrastructure and multiple users sharing the same cloud platform, the OpenStack administrator needs to track how the tenants use the resources. In this chapter, we will look at ways to monitor the usage of virtual and physical networking resources. The resource utilization data can be used to bill the ...

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