Cloud-init and the case of the changing hostname
Setting the stage
I ran into a problem earlier this week deploying RDO Icehouse under RHEL 6. My target systems were a set of libvirt guests deployed from the RHEL 6 KVM guest image, which includes cloud-init in order to support automatic configuration in cloud environments. I take advantage of …read more
Starting systemd services without blocking
Recently, I've been playing around with Fedora Atomic and
Kubernetes. I ran into a frustrating problem in which I
would attempt to start a service from within a script launched by
cloud-init, only to have have
systemctl block indefinitely
because the service I was attempting to start was dependent on …
Fedora Atomic, OpenStack, and Kubernetes (oh my)
While experimenting with Fedora Atomic, I was looking for an elegant way to automatically deploy Atomic into an OpenStack environment and then automatically schedule some Docker containers on the Atomic host. This post describes my solution.
Like many other cloud-targeted distributions, Fedora Atomic runs cloud-init when the system boots. We …read more
Creating a Windows image for OpenStack
If you want to build a Windows image for use in your OpenStack environment, you can follow the example in the official documentation, or you can grab a Windows 2012r2 evaluation pre-built image from the nice folks at CloudBase.
The CloudBase-provided image is built using a set of scripts and …read more