I’d like to dig deep, on diskimage-builder – the OpenStack tool for creating customized images to boot. In this three part series, I’ll be primarily doing this to create UEFI bootable baremetal images. We’ll start with RHEL 7.5, as this is my favorite. Join me!
With Red Hat OpenStack 12, Fernet keys are now the default. In this guide, I’d like to show you how to not only rotate your decryption keys on the controller, but how to debug any issues you may encounter. This is really meant to be a guide to managing fernet decryption tokens as a whole.
So you want to install python Shade in your Red Hat OpenStack environment without destroying your undercloud director node? If you do this without following these instructions, you’ll very likely destroy the usability of your director. I’ll walk you through the steps necessary, as of the writing of this post (2017-08-30), to not only get shade workin on your director — but to deploy an instance in your cloud with it.
YAML, while very easy to read and extensible, can cause issues with your OpenStack deployment that aren’t readily apparent by simply looking at log output. Issues can arise when your yaml is not syntactically correct, especially where whitespace is concerned.