OpenNebula Node on Ubuntu 14.04 with KVM & Ceph

OpenNebula LogoThis guide is to provide users with step by step guide to install OpenNebula 4.12 using Ubuntu 14.04 as the operating system, KVM as the hypervisor and Ceph as Datastore.

Prerequisite

  • OpenNebula Frontend installation is completed with Ceph Datastore. Refer here for more details.
  • Ceph Monitors (ceph-mon) is accessible from OpenNebula Node. Firewall TCP Ports 6789 – 6999 are opened.
  • Able to resolve Ceph Monitors’s hostname (eg: mon01, mon02, mon03) in OpenNebula Node. If required, you may put the entries in /etc/hosts file.

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OpenNebula Frontend with Ceph Datastore

OpenNebula LogoThe quick guide provide users with step by step guide to configure OpenNebula Frontend with Ceph storage for its datastore.

Prerequisite

  • OpenNebula Frontend is installed as per installation guide in OpenNebula Documentation
  • Ceph Monitors (ceph-mon) is accessible from OpenNebula Frontend. Firewall TCP Ports 6789 – 6999 are opened.
  • ceph.conf and ceph client key (eg ceph.client.oneadmin.key) is available – should be provided by your Storage/Ceph Administrator.
  • Able to resolve Ceph Monitors’s hostname (eg: mon01, mon02, mon03) in OpenNebula Frontend. If required, you may put the entries in /etc/hosts file.
  • A new Ceph pool (eg: opennebula-pool) is created Ceph.

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