How to check the Status of your Backend Services Mirantis Openstack.

echo “show stat” | socat /var/lib/haproxy/stats stdio | grep BACKEND | awk -F , ‘{print $1, $2, $18}’ Output will be stats BACKEND UP horizon BACKEND UP keystone-1 BACKEND UP keystone-2 BACKEND UP nova-api-1 BACKEND UP nova-api-2 BACKEND UP nova-metadata-api BACKEND UP cinder-api BACKEND UP glance-api BACKEND UP neutron BACKEND UP glance-registry BACKEND UP mysqld…

Traffic policing in Running VMs – Openstack

One of the major issued facing by a cloud administrator is to control the traffic in/out in a virtual machine. There is two methods you can control this, first one is to inject a special meta-data into the flavor. Second method is to apply special controls on the virtual interface of a running virtual machine.…

Creating a Kali Linux Image for Openstack

Kali Linux is a Debian-derived Linux distribution designed for digital forensics and penetration testing. It is maintained and funded by Offensive Security Ltd. Mati Aharoni, Devon Kearns and RaphaĆ«l Hertzog are the core developers. Now a days lots of people using it for Security assessment. Here we will see how to create a QCOW2 image…