Controller Node

[Important]Important

Follow the Red Hat documentation’s 8.2. Install a Compute Node instructions, but note the following differences and additions.

  1. 8.2.1. Install the Compute Service Packages

    Do not apply as is.

    Instead, install only the following packages:

    # yum install openstack-nova-api openstack-nova-conductor openstack-nova-scheduler python-cinderclient
    [Note]Note

    The openstack-nova-compute package is going to be installed on the Compute Node instead.

  2. 8.2.2. Create the Compute Service Database

    Apply as is.

  3. 8.2.3. Configure the Compute Service Database Connection

    Apply as is.

  4. 8.2.4. Create the Compute Service Identity Records

    Apply as is.

  5. 8.2.5. Configure Compute Service Authentication

    Apply as is.

  6. 8.2.6. Configure the Firewall to Allow Compute Service Traffic

    Apply as is.

  7. 8.2.7. Configure the Compute Service to Use SSL

    Apply as is.

  8. 8.2.8. Configure RabbitMQ Message Broker Settings for the Compute Service

    Apply as is.

  9. 8.2.9. Enable SSL Communication Between the Compute Service and the Message Broker

    Apply as is.

  10. 8.2.10. Configure Resource Overcommitment

    Apply as is.

  11. 8.2.11. Reserve Host Resources

    Apply as is.

  12. 8.2.12. Configure Compute Networking  

    Apply as is, except the following topics:

    1. 8.2.12.3. Configure the L2 Agent

      Do not apply.

    2. 8.2.12.4. Configure Virtual Interface Plugging

      Configure the generic VIF driver.

  13. 8.2.13. Populate the Compute Service Database

    Apply as is.

  14. 8.2.14. Launch the Compute Services

    1. 1. Starting the Message Bus Service

      Do not apply. Only required on the Compute Node.

    2. 2. Starting the Libvirtd Service

      Do not apply. Only required on the Compute Node.

    3. 3. Starting the API Service

      Apply as is.

    4. 4. Starting the Scheduler

      Apply as is.

    5. 5. Starting the Conductor

      Apply as is.

    6. 6. Starting the Compute Service

      Do not apply. Only required on the Compute Node.

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