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OpenStack is an open-source cloud stack that is in the process of implementation on Red Cloud. Also, for more information, see the Official Documentation for OpenStack.


Web interface

Logging In

Key Pairs

Security Groups


Launch an Instance

Types of Images

Migrating Instances from Eucalyptus to OpenStack

Using Eucalyptus and Horizon Web Interfaces

Using the OpenStack CLI

Migrate EBS Instance From Eucalyptus to Openstack


Create and Attach a Volume

Types of Storage

OpenStack CLI

Using Openstack CLI Client

Eucalyptus vs. OpenStack

The following Openstack features should be working in the initial deployment:

  • identity and access (`keystone` in Openstack, `iam` in Eucalyptus/AWS)
  • compute (`nova` in Openstack, `ec2`in Eucalyptus/AWS)
  • block storage (`cinder` in Openstack, `ebs` in Eucalyptus/AWS)
  • object storage (`swift` in Openstack, `s3` in Eucalyptus/AWS)
  • images are in RBD format like UB. This should allow near instantaneous instance launches (especially if we do away with ephemeral storage).
  • networking (`neutron` in Openstack): I expect to have VPC support.
  • web console (`horizon` in Openstack, `eucaconsole` in Eucalyptus).