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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
About the Authors
About the Reviewers

Using OpenStack Dashboard to add new tenants – projects

OpenStack Dashboard is a lot more than just an interface to our instances. It allows an administrator to configure environments, users, and tenants.

Tenants are known as projects within the OpenStack Dashboard. Adding new tenants that users can be members of is achieved quite simply in OpenStack Dashboard.

Getting ready

Load a web browser, point it to our OpenStack Dashboard address at, and log in as a user, such as the admin 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 add a new tenant to our OpenStack environment, carry out the following steps:

  1. After we login as a user with admin privileges, we get more menu options under the Identity tab. One of them is the Projects option:

  2. To manage tenants, we click on the Projects option listed under Identity. This will list the available tenants in our environment, as shown...