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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 for user management

OpenStack Dashboard gives us the ability to administer users through the web interface. This allows an administrator to easily create and edit users within an OpenStack environment. To manage users, you must log in using an account that is a member of the admin role.

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...

User management under OpenStack Dashboard is achieved by carrying out the steps discussed in the following sections.

Adding users

To add users, perform the following steps:

  1. Under the Identity panel, click on the Users option to bring up a list of users set up on the system:

  2. To create a new user, click on the Create User button.

  3. We will be presented with a form that asks for user name details. Enter...