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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Troubleshooting a VM that does not get an initial configuration

Once the VM boots up, it receives its IP address from the DHCP server. The VM then queries the metadata service in order to get additional configuration data for its initial configuration. During its first boot, the VM tries to receive its configuration by connecting to the metadata server at a well-known IP address of 169.254.169.254 on Port 80. In this recipe, we will learn how to troubleshoot metadata service related problems.

Getting ready

For this recipe, you will need the following information:

  • SSH-based login credentials for the Controller and Network node
  • SSH-based login credentials for the Compute node

How to do it…

The following steps will show you how to check the health of the ...

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