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Deploying OpenStack on Ubuntu 16.04 with VirtualBox

I wanted to deploy my own OpenStack on a VM to do development testing. I initially faced a lot of issues with the deployment. Hence I wanted to document my steps to help others out.

OpenStack has their own Devstack that you can use for development testing.  So this documentation covers installing the Devstack on a Ubuntu 16.04 on VirtualBox.

Install Ubuntu on VirtualBox and add 3 network adapters. NAT interface (enp0s3)Host-Only interface (enp0s8)Bridge NetworkOnce you boot up into Ubuntu, run the command "sudo ifconfig" and it should give you the network adaptor names (shown above). Then add the following lines to the /etc/network/interfaces file.

auto enp0s8
iface enp0s8 inet static
auto enp0s3
iface enp0s3 inet dhcp

Restart your network using
sudo systemctl restart networking

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install git

Configure the stack user (stack user would be running the Devstack)
sudo useradd -s /bin/bas…

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