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Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms

By : Sangram Rath
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Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms

By: Sangram Rath

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Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Hybrid Cloud Management with Red Hat CloudForms
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Provisioning an OpenStack instance

Provisioning an OpenStack instance is similar to the aforementioned set of steps, with the exception of a few fields and values that change due to a different cloud provider in question. An outline of the steps involved is as follows:

  1. Select Clouds and then Instances.

  2. Click on Lifecycle and select Provision Instances.

  3. Select an existing OpenStack image from the list and click on Continue.

  4. The default provisioning request dialog appears, with the Request tab highlighted. Fill in the following details on it:

    • Email Address

    • First Name

    • Last Name

    • Notes (optional)

    • Manager Name (optional)

  5. Select the Purpose tab and choose the desired Tag category.

  6. In the Catalog tab:

    • Ensure that the correct OpenStack Image is selected

    • Set Number of Instances (optional; the default is 1)

    • Provide an Instance Name

    • And provide an Instance Description (optional)

  7. Select the Environment tab and choose the Placement mode. As we saw in the case of provisioning EC2 instances, to automatically...