Setting up cloud my Devstack experience

In this post I will share my experience with setting up cloud in a virtual box with Devstack.

My Environment:

  • Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty
  • Virtualbox
  • Intel x86 64-bit
  • 8GB RAM
  • 150 GB HDD

Steps followed:

1. Completed acquiring an Ubuntu OVA image from virtualbox.org

2. Used the username and password as provided and logged in to the virtal machine

3. http://docs.openstack.org/developer/devstack/ is the guide which is to be adopted

4. you need to install git by using apt-get install git-core before the next step

5. Issue the command git clone https://git.openstack.org/openstack-dev/devstack

6. This will create a folder devstack

6. Navigate to devstack for issuing ./stack.sh to start the cloud

7. you might get an error message when you run the ./stack.sh as die, make sure you use FORCE=yes ./stack.sh

8. Once you overcome these hurdles it will check for different password for nova, horizon, etc., then the build of the devstack will be in progress

and finally…


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