Install and configure controller node

Install and configure controller node

This section describes how to install and configure the Block Storage service, code-named cinder, on the controller node. This service requires at least one additional storage node that provides volumes to instances.

Install and configure components

  1. Install the packages:

    # apt-get install cinder-api cinder-scheduler

    Respond to prompts for database management, Identity service credentials, service endpoint registration, and message broker credentials.

  2. Edit the /etc/cinder/cinder.conf file and complete the following actions:

    • In the [DEFAULT] section, configure the my_ip option to use the management interface IP address of the controller node:

      my_ip =

Configure Compute to use Block Storage

  • Edit the /etc/nova/nova.conf file and add the following to it:

    os_region_name = RegionOne

Finalize installation

  1. Restart the Compute API service:

    # service nova-api restart
  2. Restart the Block Storage services:

    # service cinder-scheduler restart
    # service cinder-api restart
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