The following list covers the extended commands for Tacker services available in openstack command.
These commands can be referenced by doing openstack help and the detail of individual command can be referred by openstack help <command-name>.
In Devstack, the Python packages/libs, e.g., python-tackerclient , tacker-horizon , are not easy to develop because normally they will be installed under python’s site-packages. Therefore, to easy for developing, we can install from the local environment and work on it:
1. Clone the repo of the project:
cd /opt/stack/ git clone git://git.openstack.org/openstack/python-tackerclient -b <branch>
cd python-tackerclient sudo pip install -U -e .
3. Make changes.
Note: You need restart Apache server to work with tacker-horizon
sudo systemctl restart apache2
The OpenWRT is modified based on KVM OpenWRT 15.05.1 to be suitable for OpenStack Tacker.
The procedure is following as below:
cd ~ wget https://archive.openwrt.org/chaos_calmer/15.05.1/x86/kvm_guest/openwrt-15.05.1-x86-kvm_guest-combined-ext4.img.gz \ -O openwrt-x86-kvm_guest-combined-ext4.img.gz gunzip openwrt-x86-kvm_guest-combined-ext4.img.gz mkdir -p imgroot sudo kpartx -av openwrt-x86-kvm_guest-combined-ext4.img # Replace the loopXp2 with the result of above command, e.g., loop0p2 sudo mount -o loop /dev/mapper/loopXp2 imgroot sudo chroot imgroot /bin/ash # Set password of this image to blank, type follow command and then enter two times passwd # Set DHCP for the network of OpenWRT so that the VNF can be ping uci set network.lan.proto=dhcp; uci commit exit sudo umount imgroot sudo kpartx -dv openwrt-x86-kvm_guest-combined-ext4.img
A customized OpenWRT 15.05.1 that can be deployed as VNFs including Firewall, Router, NAT, DHCP, DNS, or QoS VNFs in OpenStack Tacker.
1. Stop tacker service
sudo systemctl stop devstack@tacker
2. In the PyCharm, open the tacker (/opt/stack/tacker) and debug with:
/usr/local/bin/tacker-server --config-file /etc/tacker/tacker.conf
When we finish the debugging, we can start tacker service again with:
sudo systemctl start devstack@tacker
Abstract: Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) has emerged as a networking technology from telecom industry to provide agility and flexibility in the deployment of network services and to reduce the Capital Expenditures (CAPEX) and the Operating Expenses (OPEX) by leveraging virtualization and cloud technologies. NFV decouples the software implementation of network functions from the underlying hardware, and it provides an abstraction of network functions such as firewalls, deep packet inspectors, load balancers, among others, via software components that can run on general purpose devices that can be located in a variety of telecom infrastructure, including data centers, network nodes, and end-user facilities. These Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) can easily be created, moved or migrated from one equipment to another without the need to install new specialized hardware, allowing a faster deployment of the services and providing innovation and a great number of opportunities for the world of networked systems. In this paper is provided an overview of NFV, explaining its characteristics, enabling technologies, benefits, use cases and challenges, as well as its relationship with another emerging technology as Software Defined Networking (SDN). The architectural framework, several uses case and a list with 179 SDN/NFV open-source projects are also provided, at the end it is described the Proof of Concepts (PoCs) and some research lines in this interesting research area.
SDN/NFV open-source projects: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B5x07DW9JAXbektsOFo3STZMbGM/view
OpenStack Sydney: The talk describes the structure of most open source communities, governance, and how members of the community communicate. The talk describes the first 5 things that every newcomer to OpenStack should follow. Reviewing code is an important aspect of community participation and we describe how to do good code reviews.
Byobu is an easy-to-use wrapper around the tmux (or screen) terminal multiplexer. This means that it makes it easy for you to open multiple windows and run multiple commands within a single terminal connection.
The log file of the OpenStack Tacker is disabled by default. If we want to see the log, we should enable it. Following guide is executed in the DevStack environment: