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OpenStack Cloud Computing Cookbook by Kevin Jackson

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Managing images with OpenStack Image Service

Uploading and managing images within OpenStack Storage is achieved using the glance command-line tool. This tool allows us to upload, remove, and change information about the stored images for use within our OpenStack environment.

Getting ready

To begin with, ensure you are logged in to our Ubuntu client, where we can run the glance tool. This can be installed using:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get -y install glance-client

How to do it...

We can upload and view images in OpenStack Image Service in a number of ways. Carry out the following steps to upload and show details of our uploaded images:

Uploading Ubuntu images

To upload tarball cloud bundles using glance through the cloud-publish-tarball command, ...

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