Deploy Rackspace Private Cloud v4.2.x powered by OpenStack Havana with Neutron Networking Using VirtualBox or VMware Fusion and Vagrant

Published December 19, 2013 • Updated June 14, 2014


Rackspace Private Cloud, and OpenStack on its own, can be a formidable set of software to install. Rackspace Private Cloud uses Chef to deploy OpenStack, and while Chef itself has a high learning curve, its use does make deploying OpenStack easier and more scalable.

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Spinning Up Your First Instance on Rackspace Private Cloud Using Quantum/Neutron Networking

Published December 12, 2013 • Updated May 13, 2017


Now that you have Rackspace Private Cloud installed, it is time to spin up your first OpenStack Instance. But there are several things you should do beforehand so you can fully utilize your OpenStack Instance.

Take note, in OpenStack Havana, Quantum Networking was renamed to Neutron Networking. This post covers both OpenStack Grizzly (RPC v4.1.x) and OpenStack Havana (RPC v4.2.x). I will specify when you should use the quantum commands or the neutron commands.

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