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Basic Cinder (volume) service functionality in Openstack – Part2

We saw volume creation with related issues and probable solutions.

Now we will see volume attach to VM. Create partition on it. Remove it and detach volume from VM.

Attach created volume to testvm. Following is command-line requirement for cinder volume-attach.

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Volume ID will get it from cinder-list use auto to autoassign the new device.

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You can check volume status is changed to in-use now and also changed attached with VM ID.

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Basic networking in Openstack Part2

In first part we saw how to create new VM in internal/private network now in this post we will see how to add external/public network to VM instance.

First check if our existing VM is in running state.

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Now also check available network using CLI and using Openstack Dashboard.

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Basic networking in Openstack Part 1

Once you install Openstack in single node or multinode setup next thing is to setup network. To understand networking in Openstack is little tedious job. This post is to describe basic Openstack networking concept by creating internal/external networking and testing the same.

First delete all default network like public and private which were created by default after Openstack installation using

#neutron net-delete <net-name>

Let us create new internal network first.

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Create subnet for network private-net with subnet address 10.0.0.0/24

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Openstack Liberty install using packstack on Centos 7/RHEL 7

This post is a quickstart guide to install OpenStack Liberty release using packstack on CentOS7.

This is very basic POC setup where all components will be installed on one node only. I will create another post for multinode installation setup.

  1. Install CentOS using minimal install Software Selection.

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