Tag: Horizon

OpenStack Keypair: How to Create One to Enhance Your VM Security

To bolster security on your OpenStack cloud you can use the OpenStack Dashboard, Horizon, to set up public/private key pairs to properly protect the instance at launch time.

OpenStack Keypair: How to Create One to Enhance Your VM Security
53 things that are new in OpenStack Liberty

OpenStack’s 12th release, Liberty, is due on October 15 with new container features, hybrid cloud and security developments, improved upgradability, and more.

53 things that are new in OpenStack Liberty
Mirantis OpenStack Express 2.0 – Basic Cloud Operations: Adding New Custom Boot Images

Mirantis OpenStack Express 2.0 is designed to simplify and reduce the time required to import and manage guest images, launch VMs, create and attach volumes, and perform other basic administrative tasks. In this short video, we’ll begin by looking at MOX 2.0’s image features, and show how you can quickly create a new image from a reliable source.

Mirantis OpenStack Express 2.0 – Basic Cloud Operations: Adding New Custom Boot Images
How Tracking and Billing Can Make Your OpenStack Cloud Better

This blog post is focused on best practices to drive improved utilization in your OpenStack cloud. Productivity of OpenStack deployments can be limited due to 1) a lack of controls and automation leading to inefficient use of resources; and 2) poor visibility into key metrics, leading to planning difficulties. Self-service automation, reporting, and billing are three key steps to improving productivity and managing a cost competitive OpenStack cloud.

How Tracking and Billing Can Make Your OpenStack Cloud Better