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Welcome to the OpenStack Portal edit

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OpenStack provides an IaaS cloud framework.

There are OpenStack packages available in the openSUSE Build Service. The packages are developed in the Cloud:OpenStack project and its subprojects.

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Crowbar is a platform for server provisioning and deployment from bare metal. It is of particular use in automating deployments of OpenStack.



DevStack is a set of shell scripts to build complete OpenStack development environments. It is useful to create a small OpenStack environment that will be used for hacking, testing, etc. and is therefore primarily used for upstream development.

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OpenStack Chef deployment

You can get started quickly with a Chef deployment on openSUSE using soksolok and our OpenStack chef cookbooks. Follow this guide to deploy a simple one-node OpenStack cloud.


OpenStack Documentation

The OpenStack documentation site contains many guides for installing, administrating and using OpenStack. It includes the Install Guide for openSUSE.

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Development discussions happen on the openSUSE mailing lists. The most important mailing list to follow OpenStack development and discuss OpenStack related topics is:

We also have an IRC channel on Freenode: #opensuse-cloud.

Package development is a community development, feel free to join us!

The list of open and ongoing tasks is available via a public Trello board.

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