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OSIC Baremetal (Ironic) network Separation

OSIC Baremetal (Ironic) network Separation

Generating Isolated (Separated) Networks on Baremetal In the OSIC-DFW environment we're running Ironic with OpenStack integration to allow our consumers access to physical compute resources. Because of limitations in Ironic at the time of this writing we're not able to fully provide for L3 tenant networking or full project isolation. This limitation means all hosts enrolled in Ironic will exist within the...

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OSIC Building Baremetal (Ironic) Images

OSIC Building Baremetal (Ironic) Images

This is a quick rundown on the steps used to create the OSIC baremetal images. For a more detailed rundown on Ironic image building please read the following post. Install required apt packages apt-get install -y qemu uuid-runtime curl kpartx Install the disk-image-builder (DIB) pip install diskimage-builder --isolated Clone the OSIC diskimage-builder elements git clone https://github.com/os-cloud/osic-elements /opt/osic-elements...

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Auto-deploy an OpenStack-Ansible using "nova boot" with user-data

Building an OpenStack-Ansible test deployment within an OpenStack cloud has never been simpler; just boot the node, pass some user-data, profit! Before building instances, check the system requirements to ensure you're building VMs of an adequate size. If you're access to the OpenStack environment is through horizon simply go to the instances panel and click "Lanuch Instance". Once loaded click...

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