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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

By : Egle Sigler, Kevin Jackson, Cody Bunch
Book Image

OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook

By: Egle Sigler, Kevin Jackson, Cody Bunch

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook Third Edition
Credits
Foreword
About the Authors
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Using OpenStack Dashboard for security group management


Security groups are network rules that allow instances in one tenant (project) be kept separate from other instances in another. Managing security group rules for our OpenStack instances is done as simply as possible with OpenStack Dashboard.

Note

As described in the Creating tenants in Keystone recipe of Chapter 1, Keystone – OpenStack Identity Service, projects and tenants are used interchangeably and refer to the same thing. Under the OpenStack Dashboard, tenants are referred to as projects, whereas in Keystone, projects are referred to as tenants.

Getting ready

Load a web browser, point it to our OpenStack Dashboard address at http://192.168.100.200/, and log in as a user, such as the demo user created in the Adding users to Keystone recipe of Chapter 1, Keystone – OpenStack Identity Service, with the password openstack.

How to do it...

To administer security groups under OpenStack Dashboard, carry out the steps discussed in the following...