Automation in AgileCLOUD With Chef

Introduction Chef is a configuration management tool that streamlines the task of configuring and maintaining infrastructure by automating the provisioning of machines and software configurations. It promotes the concept of Infrastructure as code. This write-up describes how the Chef toolset can be integrated with the INAP Cloud to automate provisioning of servers and cloud resources. […]

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Getting Started with Agile Instance Deployments

Introduction Agile is an Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud platform designed to meet the demands of large-scale, performance-intensive workloads. Agile offers “out-of-the-box” hybrid hosting capabilities, allowing you to seamlessly weave virtual and bare-metal servers into your environment.   Powered by OpenStack, our standards-based IaaS platform offers scalability and cloud elasticity with on-demand access to virtual and physical […]

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Managing Security Groups in AgileCLOUD Using Horizon

Introduction Security groups in OpenStack act like traditional access control lists, working at the networking (virtual switch) level, rather than the instance level, allowing or disallowing traffic to flow between any two point based on a set of criteria, executed in the form of IP filter rules. Security groups are created per project and contain […]

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