So after “living with OpenStack” for a couple months now, I’ve been taking notes and such, figured I’d share them. This view is from a managed services environment, but an enterprise view would be ok as well.… Read the rest
Using OpenStack Open vSwitch with VLAN’s removes a lot of the trickery involved with using public and private IP’s. That way each VM gets it’s own real IP address assigned to it.
In this case, our network layout looks as such:
That being said, the VM’s still need a way to get back to 169.254.169.254 for access to the OpenStack metadata service.… Read the rest
So during my IAAS installation of vCloud Automation Center 6.0 (vCAC), I was getting the error during the installation saying:
VCAC Server Setup Installation Failed, ExitCode:1603
After digging and digging, I realized that .NET Framework 4.5.1 was installed.… Read the rest
Configuring RedHat OpenStack to be highly available is not like VMware where you just enable a couple features, check some boxes and voila! Quite the contrary… In fact; configuring RedHat OpenStack to be highly available is quite elegant.… Read the rest