Today I finally finished my Ikea Helmer rack project. The goal of the project was to have enough resources to build a full Red Hat Cloud Suite lab. I am in IT now since 1996 and learned that the only way to stay on top of the game is by playing with the technology. I have… Read More »Red Hat Cloud Suite In A Box
SS45267 – Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite 6, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat
Today a dream came true for me by getting the honor to present at Red Hat Summit in SF 2016 “Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with CloudForms, Satellite6 and Ansible Tower“. When I joined Trivadis in 2006 Daniel Steiner who was a Senior Linux Engineer took me under his wings (He had earned… Read More »SS45267 – Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with Red Hat CloudForms, Red Hat Satellite 6, and Ansible Tower by Red Hat
Please join us at Red Hat Summit in SF and attend the sessions below. Those sessions highlight how versatile CloudForms is and what problems it can solve for you. Red Hat Summit pass discounted rate of $1,195: RHSRAF Tuesday, 10:15am Enabling digital transformation via the Red Hat management portfolio Alessandro Perilli, Red Hat Joe Fitzgerald,… Read More »CloudForms Hybrid Cloud Sessions at Red Hat Summit SF 2016
The awesome Narendra Narang and myself got invited to speak as alternate speakers at OpenStack Summit in Austin 2016. Unfortunately nobody backed out and we were not able to present our talk about building a successful cloud environment. Attached find our presentation. The presentation will walk you through the journey of what you will have… Read More »A Recipe to Build a Successful Cloud Environment: Stop Thinking Legacy, Think Cloud!
This June 26-28, 2016 Mike Dahlgren and I will speak at Red Hat summit in San Francisco. The topic is: Automation and configuration management across hybrid clouds with CloudForms, Satellite6 and Ansible Tower Have you ever wondered what you need to be able to automate and orchestrate you data centers as well as cloud environments?… Read More »Red Hat Summit San Francisco 2016 here we come
16 steps to a fully high available Red Hat OpenStack Platform environment with ceph build by OSP Director 7.1
This post is going to walk you through a full HA Network isolated Red Hat OpenStack installation with 3 Controllers, 3 Compute and 3 Ceph OSD nodes in only 16 simple steps. To be successful with this deployment you will have to follow this network diagram (create the trunks and vlans on the switch) and… Read More »16 steps to a fully high available Red Hat OpenStack Platform environment with ceph build by OSP Director 7.1
Part 2 of the blog series will show you how you can register the nodes to your OSP director via command line create flavors and deploy a simple non HA OpenStack environment. 1. To register the blades I created the following json file. Please keep in mind that if you use hp blades with ilo2… Read More »Red Hat OpenStack Platform 7 director (OSP director) cli simple install part 2
As you might know Red Hat released a new version of the OpenStack (Kilo) installer based on tripleO and Ironic. One of the reason why Red Hat went with tripleO and ironic is that you will be able to extend and upgrade an existing OSP 7 environment. Part 1 of the blog series is about… Read More »Red Hat OpenStack Platform 7 Director (OSP director) cli simple install part 1
Modify the overcloud-full.qcow2 and Ironic configs to add drivers during boot time for deployment with Red Hat OSP Director based on tripleO
I am working with old equipment in my home lab which sometimes brings more complexity into my deployments. In case of tripleO and ironic my old hardware was actually beneficial to learn how ironic and triple0 works. I am working with BL465c G6 and SB40c which have a e200/p400 controller. RHEL7.x does not recognize these… Read More »Modify the overcloud-full.qcow2 and Ironic configs to add drivers during boot time for deployment with Red Hat OSP Director based on tripleO
Fix invalid cert for Instance Console scp root@controller:/etc/pki/tls/certs/ssl_ps_server.crt . scp -r root@controller:/etc/pki/tls/private/ssl_ps_server.key . scp -r root@controller:/etc/pki/tls/certs/ssl_ps_chain.crt . openssl pkcs12 -export -out openstack.p12 -inkey ssl_ps_server.key -in ssl_ps_server.crt -certfile ssl_ps_chain.crt This will spit out a openstack.p12 file which can be imported and trusted in firefox.