Configuration Guide

Configuration Guide

The static configuration for Placement lives in two main files: placement.conf and policy.json. These are described below.


  • Config Reference: A complete reference of all configuration options available in the placement.conf file.
  • Sample Config File: A sample config file with inline documentation.


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

  • Policy Reference: A complete reference of all policy points in placement and what they impact.
  • Sample Policy File: A sample placement policy file with inline documentation.
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