Flavors describe the size of the instance specified. They describe the number of cores (virtual CPUs), amount of RAM, and size of allocated local or ephemeral disk resource available to an instance. The standard flavors are usually
m1.xlarge. A user specifies these either on the command line or through the Horizon interface.
Ensure you are logged in to an Ubuntu host that has access to our OpenStack environment on the 192.168.100.0/24 public network. This host will be used to run client tools against the OpenStack environment created. If you are using the accompanying Vagrant environment, as described in the
Preface, you can use the
controller node. This node has the
python-novaclient package that provides the
swift command-line client.
If you created this node with Vagrant, you can execute the following command:
vagrant ssh controller
Ensure you have set the following credentials (adjust the path to your certificates and key file...