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LEARNING OPENSTACK NETWORKING (NEUTRON)

By : James Denton
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LEARNING OPENSTACK NETWORKING (NEUTRON)

By: James Denton

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Learning OpenStack Networking (Neutron)
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Chapter 3. Installing Neutron

In a nutshell, OpenStack Networking provides virtual networking services to resources managed by the Nova (Compute) service. In this chapter, I will walk you through the installation of the Neutron networking services in the OpenStack environment installed in the previous chapter.

The services to be installed include:

  • Neutron API server

  • Switching plugins

  • DHCP agent

  • Metadata agent

By the end of this chapter, you will have a basic understanding of the functions of various Neutron agents, as well as the foundation on which a virtual switching infrastructure can be built.