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By : James Denton
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By: James Denton

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Learning OpenStack Networking (Neutron)
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Installation of OpenStack

The steps in the later part of the chapter document the installation of OpenStack services, including Keystone, Glance, Nova Compute, and Horizon, on a single controller and compute node. Neutron, the OpenStack Networking service, will be installed in the next chapter.

Installing and configuring the MySQL database server

On the controller node, use yum to install the MySQL database server:

# yum -y install mysql mysql-server MySQL-python

Once installed, set the IP address that MySQL will bind to by editing the /etc/my.cnf configuration file and adding the bind-address definition. Doing so will allow connectivity to MySQL from other hosts in the environment. The value for bind-address should be the management IP of the controller node:

# crudini --set /etc/my.cnf mysqld bind-address

Start the mysqld process, and configure it to start at boot:

# service mysqld start
# chkconfig mysqld on

The MySQL secure installation utility is used to build the default...