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I hope all who have been using the appliance are enjoying it and finding it useful. I felt it time to update the appliance to include patches to the latest known threats and critical updates to OpenStack.

Latest version 4.0.3

Changes from Github Project

  • Refreshed the Update Repositories to contain latest patches
  • Applied latest Updates to the Appliance

Direct Download links

KVM Image
VMware Image
Preload USB Image
Preload ISO

Please visit the the landing page for the appliance to get more information and documentation here.

Some future things that are coming to look forward to.

  • Incorporating an Installation media which includes the latest packages from the update repositories for SLES 11 SP3, High Availability Extension, and SUSE Cloud 4 OpenStack. This Installation media will allow me to exclude the full update repositories on the image and therefore reduce the size of the image to just under 2GB.
  • Moving the build of the image over to openSUSE OBS (Open Build Service) to allow more rapid deployment and testing.

These things will allow for greater portability of the OpenStack software and inherent with it you can install anywhere. Install on VMware. Install on Virtual Box. Install on KVM. Install on Bare Metal. You can truly use this image to deploy and test it out on VMware or KVM, and from the same image you can use it to deploy a full production OpenStack on Bare Metal.  I have even used it to install and test OpenStack out on AWS. So go forth and enjoy installing OpenStack with ease. I challenge you to start using this appliance and see how easy it can be to setup and run OpenStack software.

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This entry was posted Thursday, 23 October, 2014 at 12:08 pm
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