Default Operating System Installation Location

Please note: This article only applies to bare-metal AgileSERVER v2 instances that employ hardware flavors with multiple volumes. For instances created since November 15th, 2017, operating systems are installed on the first available volume (e.g.: /dev/sda, C:) by default. Instances created before November 15th, 2017 will keep their original operating system installation location (their smallest […]

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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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Working with the OpenStack Horizon Dashboard

Horizon Dashboard provides a web-based self-service portal to interact with underlying OpenStack services, such as launching an instance, assigning IP addresses and configuring access controls. This article will show you how to perform basic operations using the OpenStack Horizon Dashboard. Every actions that can be done in Horizon can also be performed by the Openstack […]

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OpenStack Object Storage with Swift

OpenStack Object Storage with Swift Swift is the part of OpenStack responsible for the object storage. Swift is designed to store files, videos, web content, backups, images, virtual machine snapshots and other unstructured data at large scale with high availability. It allows you to save files that can be accessed from everywhere (a bit like […]

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OpenStack Network Management with Neutron

OpenStack Network Management with Neutron In Openstack, the component which handles networking services for other modules is called Neutron. It is responsible for defining networks, IP assignment, subnet management, Vlans tags, etc. For more information about Neutron, please refer to OpenStack’s official documentation at: https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Neutron Notes: Before you can start using Neutron, make sure the […]

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OpenStack Instance Management with Nova

OpenStack Instance Management with Nova Nova manages the lifecycle of compute instances in an OpenStack environment. Responsibilities include spawning, scheduling and decommissioning of machines on demand. Nova is used in Horizon through the Instance management and the Access and Security sections. For more details, refer to Nova’s documentation: https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Nova Notes: Before you can use Nova, […]

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