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Openstack Mitaka Installation using Devstack on Ubuntu 16.04

We can install Openstack using many tool Devstack and Packstack are two of them. In my last post I have shared Openstack Installation using Packstack on CentOS 7. In this post I am going through step by step Openstack installation using Devstack on Ubuntu 16.04.ive

I am using VirtualBox VM with following configuration.

OS – Ubuntu 16.04

RAM – 7168MB

Disk – 40GB

vCPU – 2

Network – One bridged ethernet adapter with static IP.

1. Install Ubuntu minimal server on VM and perform apt-get update and upgrade and reboot the machine.

2. Configure Bridged ethernet adapter with static IP and give relevant hostname to machine.

stack@Mitakastack:~/devstack$ cat /etc/network/interfaces
# This file describes the network interfaces available on your system
# and how to activate them. For more information, see interfaces(5).

source /etc/network/interfaces.d/*

# The loopback network interface
auto lo
iface lo inet loopback

# The primary network interface
auto enp0s3
iface enp0s3 inet static

stack@Mitakastack:~/devstack$ cat /etc/hostname

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Openstack Mitaka Installation using packstack on CentOS 7

Mitaka is 13th release of Openstack. Following are some of the notable features in Mitaka.


  • Real-time Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) compute nodes and custom CPU thread policies
  • Live migration improvements


  • Rolling upgrades in Cinder
  • Disaster recovery share-replication application programming interface (API) support


  • Tenant resources cleanup
  • Improved security groups performance

I have configured allinone Openstack Mitaka setup on one Virtual VM using VirtaulBox.

My Virtual VM configuration are as follows.

OS – CentOS 7.2

RAM – 7168MB

Storage – 40GB

Network – One bridged adpater with static IP

vCPU – 2

Install CentOS 7.2 on VM and update to latest level and reboot the system.

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