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OpenStack Glance

Note: This page is quite old and is likely out of date. My opinions may have also changed dramatically since this was written. It is here as a reference until I get around to updating it.

Installation/Configuration

Install the required packages with the following command:

yum install openstack-utils openstack-glance python-glanceclient -y

Generate a long, strong unique password for glance’s MySQL user (MySQL should already be setup at this point and bound to 10.100.0.11 if you’re following along from the Openstack page. Open up a MySQL console as the root user and run the following commands:

CREATE DATABASE glance;
GRANT ALL ON glance.* TO 'glance'@'10.100.0.%' IDENTIFIED BY 'LongStrongUniquePasswordYouGenerated';
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;