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OpenStack Networking Cookbook by Chandan Dutta Chowdhury, Sriram Subramanian

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Associating a Network to an instance using Horizon

Once the Network and Subnet are created, the next step for the end user is to create an instance or virtual machine and associate the Network to the virtual machine. This recipe shows you how to accomplish this.

Getting ready

One of the prerequisites to create an instance is to add a virtual machine image to the Glance image service. In our example, we will add a CirrOS image and use this image to create an instance.

How to do it…

  1. Log in to the OpenStack Horizon dashboard using the appropriate credentials.
  2. In the left navigation menu, click on Project | Compute | Instances.
  3. Now click on the Launch Instance action on the right-hand side of the screen. The wizard to create and start an instance will be ...

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