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Download Pre-configured Cloud Images for Linux & Windows

Images download

Creating the cloud instance image is not a cake-walk. If you have followed the last article ,you would have felt the same. That could be the reason why the pre-configured cloud images are available in the internet. Openstack.org also states that “The simplest way to obtain a virtual machine image that works with OpenStack is to download one that someone else ...

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How to create a custom image for Openstack ?

Instance Console

The virtual instance OS image can be created outside the openstack. By default openstack comes with small Linux foot print instance called cirros and we have tested it. But as a customer , I would like to put custom image in openstack  for various requirement. In this article, we will create Ubuntu custom image using the KVM hypervisor. This article ...

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How to access the Cloud instance using Key pair ?

Logged in to the instance using private key

If you are new to the cloud environment, You should know that how to use the key pairs to access the instances. The procedure remains same when you go for the public clouds like Amazon EC2 or Private clouds like Openstack. The ssh keys consists two parts. The first one is  public key which is pushed in to the instance in ...

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Launching the first Openstack Instance

Instance Console

This article will demonstrate that how to launch the first Openstack instance. In the previous articles ,we have setup the openstack software and gone through the openstack dashboard functionalities.  In an order to launch the openstack instances, first we need to create the network security group, rules & key pairs  to access the instances from other network. In the security rule ...

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Understanding the Openstack Dashboard

Juno Openstack Dashboard

This article will help you to understand the functionality of the openstack dashboard. Dashboard will be used by administrators  and  tenant.  For tenant or user , it will act like a self service portal where they can launch the instance , allocate the storage and configure the network resource within the limits set by administrator.  Administrator can control the projects (tenant), ...

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