Deploying RDO Red Hat OpenStack from Baremetal on IaaS

Deploying RDO Red Hat OpenStack from Baremetal on IaaS

I will walk you through the process of deploying a CentOS 6.4 image on your own private server at then deploy RDO Red Hat OpenStack. The entire process from start to finish can be completed in less then 30 min.

1. If you do not have an account with open one up at
2. Once your account is approved login and add a new Server
• If you want IP KVM access via idrac then select a M610 model
• Depending on your workload adjust for the amount of ram RDO minimum is 2GB
3. Select the Server location Model and select Order.


4. Next select the CentOS 6.4 x64 image and Order Now.

5. The Server details will appear, Notice that the System Login notice and the Status Restoring.
The Image Restore process should take approximately 5min.


6. Under the servers tab you will see a list of your servers, Single click your server, select the Login Info Tab.

7. Using an SSH client, I’m will be using putty connect up to the server using the ID root and new Password.
8. First the command “rpm -qa parted” if it comes back with parted-2.3-11.fu2012.x86_64 (installed)
Then you must run “rpm -e –nodeps parted” this will uninstall 2.3 cause we need 2.1 or the install will error.
9. Now we can install RDO Red Hat OpenStack in 3 steps
Type or Cut and Paste the following commands
sudo yum install -y
sudo yum install -y openstackpackstack
Enter a root password
When you see **** Installation completed successfully ****** you can move on to next steps


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