Configuration Guide

Configuration Guide

The static configuration for nova lives in two main files: nova.conf and policy.json. These are described below. For a bigger picture view on configuring nova to solve specific problems, refer to the Nova Admin Guide.

For Placement configuration, see Placement Configuration Guide.

Configuration

  • Configuration Guide: Detailed configuration guides for various parts of your Nova system. Helpful reference for setting up specific hypervisor backends.
  • Config Reference: A complete reference of all configuration options available in the nova.conf file.
  • Sample Config File: A sample config file with inline documentation.

Policy

Nova, like most OpenStack projects, uses a policy language to restrict permissions on REST API actions.

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