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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

Configuring Neutron and Open vSwitch

Configuration of OVS and Neutron involves running OVS commands to configure the software switch and a number of configuration files for Neutron. For this section, we are configuring the network node. We will be using eth2 for creating Neutron tenant networks and eth3 for creating an externally routable network.

Getting ready

Ensure that you have a suitable server available for installation of the OpenStack network components. If you are using the accompanying Vagrant environment, this will be the network node that we will be using.

Ensure that you are logged in to the network node and it has the required packages in our environment for running OVS and Neutron. If you created this node with Vagrant, you can execute the following command:

vagrant ssh network

How to do it...

To configure OVS and Neutron on our OpenStack network node, carry out the following steps:

  1. With the installation of the required packages complete, we can now configure our environment. To...