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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Chapter 12. Advanced Topics

In this chapter, we will look at some of the advanced networking concepts in OpenStack Neutron in the following recipes:

  • Configuring Neutron for VPN as a service
  • Testing VPN as a service on Neutron
  • Using link aggregation on the compute node
  • Integrating networking in a Heat template

Introduction

We will discuss VPN, link aggregation on the compute node, and integration with OpenStack Heat project in this chapter. The Heat project in OpenStack provides you with an orchestration service to spawn resources such as VMs, Routers, and load balancers along with their Network connectivity.

To implement these recipes, we will use an OpenStack setup as described in the following image:

This setup has two compute nodes and one node for ...

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