[Openstack] Is there any in-guest agent need to be installed on OpenStack Instances?

hossein zabolzadeh zabolzadeh at gmail.com
Sat May 31 12:41:04 UTC 2014

Thanks a lot.

On Sat, May 31, 2014 at 5:06 PM, Thomas Goirand <thomas at goirand.fr> wrote:

> On Sat May 31 2014 07:21:15 PM HKT, hossein zabolzadeh <
> zabolzadeh at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > As the topic implied, in order to have better control over the instances,
> > is there any agent software, that need to be installed on the openstack
> > virtual machines?
> > If so, what is the project name?!
> Hi,
> If you use KVM as hypervisor, there's no need to
> install any agent (while you do with Xen). However,
> you do need cloud-init to have your instance fetch
> things like you ssh public key from the metadata
> server. This part has really become a standard, so
> nothing Openstack specific here.
> If you want to use a simple easily hackable script,
> to build an image, I would suggest the
> openstack-debian-images available from Debian Sid,
> Testing and Wheezy backports (disclaimer: I'm the
> author od this...).
> Cheers,
> thomas
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