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Applies to SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8

Part I Pre-Installation Edit source

1 Overview

To ensure that your environment meets the requirements of the cloud model you choose, see the check list in Chapter 2, Pre-Installation Checklist.

2 Pre-Installation Checklist

The formatting of this page facilitates printing it out and using it to record details of your setup.

3 Installing the Cloud Lifecycle Manager server

This chapter will show how to install the Cloud Lifecycle Manager from scratch. It will run on SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3, include the SUSE OpenStack Cloud extension, and, optionally, the Subscription Management Tool (SMT) server.

4 Installing and Setting Up an SMT Server on the Cloud Lifecycle Manager server (Optional)

One way to provide the repositories needed to set up the nodes in SUSE OpenStack Cloud is to install a Subscription Management Tool (SMT) server on the Cloud Lifecycle Manager server, and then mirror all repositories from SUSE Customer Center via this server. Installing an SMT server on the Cloud Lifecycle Manager server is optional. If your organization already provides an SMT server or a SUSE Manager server that can be accessed from the Cloud Lifecycle Manager server, skip this step.

5 Software Repository Setup

Software repositories containing products, extensions, and the respective updates for all software need to be available to all nodes in SUSE OpenStack Cloud in order to complete the deployment. These can be managed manually, or they can be hosted on the Cloud Lifecycle Manager server. In this config…

6 Boot from SAN and Multipath Configuration

For information about supported hardware for multipathing, see Book “Planning an Installation with Cloud Lifecycle Manager”, Chapter 2 “Hardware and Software Support Matrix”, Section 2.2 “Supported Hardware Configurations”.

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