The tools will be installed on your host computer if it’s running Ubuntu, which is the easiest way to get hold of the nova client packages ready to manage your cloud environment. If using our Vagrant lab environment, self-signed certificates are installed and set up for using with HTTPS endpoints. We recommend that you use certificates issued by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA) for your production environment.
nova client packages are conveniently available from the Ubuntu repositories. SSL certificates are already installed and configured for use by Keystone for validation.
As a normal user on our Ubuntu machine, type the following commands:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install python-novaclient
After installing the command-line tools, set up...