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The Keystone Federation in OpenStack Kilo

Keystone is one of the key components of any OpenStack deployment.  In short, Keystone takes a look at everyone logging into the OpenStack cloud, and answers two very important questions: “Who are you?” and “What can you do?”.  It is critical for Keystone to be deployed in a highly available  manner in each OpenStack deployment, as …

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Keeper of the Keystone, Identity Service in OpenStack

One of the most important programs inside of OpenStack is Keystone, also know as the identity service.  Anthony Chow, one of the contestants from Season 2 of Virtual Design Master and one of the participants of #vDM30in30 has a great writeup of how Keystone works at his blog.  Keystone has two main roles inside of OpenStack and they are …

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