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Administrative Command Line Tools

There are also several *-manage command line tools:

  • nova-manage

  • glance-manage

  • keystone-manage

  • cinder-manage

Unlike the tools mentioned above, the *-manage tools must be run from the cloud controller, as root, because they need read access to the config files such as /etc/nova/nova.conf and make queries directly against the database rather than against the OpenStack API endpoints.

The existence of ...


Cover of OpenStack Operations Guide
  • Lay of the Land
  • from OpenStack Operations Guide
  • by Joe Topjian, Everett Toews, Jonathan Proulx, Lorin Hochstein, Anne Gentle, Diane Fleming, Tom Fifield
  • Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
  • Released: May 2014


*-manage OpenStack CLIs on cloud controller, available as root user