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Applies to SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8

Part II Cloud Installation Edit source

7 Overview

Before starting the installation, review the sample configurations offered by SUSE OpenStack Cloud in Book “Planning an Installation with Cloud Lifecycle Manager”, Chapter 9 “Example Configurations”. SUSE OpenStack Cloud ships with highly tuned example configurations for each of these cloud models:

8 Preparing for Stand-Alone Deployment

The Cloud Lifecycle Manager can be installed on a Control Plane or on a stand-alone server.

9 Installing with the Install UI

10 Using Git for Configuration Management

In SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8, a local git repository is used to track configuration changes; the Configuration Processor (CP) uses this repository. Use of a git workflow means that your configuration history is maintained, making rollbacks easier and keeping a record of previous configuration settings.…

11 Installing a Stand-Alone Cloud Lifecycle Manager

For information about when to use the GUI installer and when to use the command line (CLI), see Chapter 1, Overview.

12 Installing Mid-scale and Entry-scale KVM

For information about when to use the GUI installer and when to use the command line (CLI), see Chapter 1, Overview.

13 DNS Service Installation Overview

The SUSE OpenStack Cloud DNS Service supports several different backends for domain name service. The choice of backend must be included in the deployment model before the SUSE OpenStack Cloud install is completed.

14 Magnum Overview

The SUSE OpenStack Cloud Magnum Service provides container orchestration engines such as Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, and Apache Mesos available as first class resources. SUSE OpenStack Cloud Magnum uses Heat to orchestrate an OS image which contains Docker and Kubernetes and runs that image in either …

15 Installing ESX Computes and OVSvAPP

This section describes the installation step requirements for ESX Computes (nova-proxy) and OVSvAPP.

16 Integrating NSX for vSphere

This section describes the installation and integration of NSX-v, a Software Defined Networking (SDN) network virtualization and security platform for VMware's vSphere.

17 Installing Baremetal (Ironic)

Bare Metal as a Service is enabled in this release for deployment of Nova instances on bare metal nodes using flat networking.

18 Installation for SUSE OpenStack Cloud Entry-scale Cloud with Swift Only

This page describes the installation step requirements for the SUSE OpenStack Cloud Entry-scale Cloud with Swift Only model.

19 Installing SLES Compute

SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 supports SLES compute nodes, specifically SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3. SUSE does not ship a SLES ISO with SUSE OpenStack Cloud so you will need to download a copy of the SLES ISO (SLE-12-SP3-Server-DVD-x86_64-GM-DVD1.iso) and the SLES SDK ISO (SLE-12-SP3-SDK-DVD-x86_64…

20 Installing Manila and Creating Manila Shares

The OpenStack Shared File Systems service (Manila) provides file storage to a virtual machine. The Shared File Systems service provides a storage provisioning control plane for shared or distributed file systems. The service enables management of share types and share snapshots if you have a driver …

21 Installing SUSE CaaS Platform Heat Templates

This chapter describes how to install SUSE CaaS Platform Heat template on SUSE OpenStack Cloud.

22 Integrations

Once you have completed your cloud installation, these are some of the common integrations you may want to perform.

23 Troubleshooting the Installation

We have gathered some of the common issues that occur during installation and organized them by when they occur during the installation. These sections will coincide with the steps labeled in the installation instructions.

24 Troubleshooting the ESX

This section contains troubleshooting tasks for your SUSE® OpenStack Cloud 8 for ESX.

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