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CloudStack 2.2

CloudStack Quick Install Guide

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This document covers a rapid install and configure CloudStack. It does not cover every possible scenario, but describes steps to get a minimal CloudStack installation. In particular it will cover the installation of a host, storage, and a management server all on the same machine with basic networking. Additional hosts may be added.

1. Document Conventions
1.1. Typographic Conventions
1.2. Pull-quote Conventions
1.3. Notes and Warnings
2. We Need Feedback!
1. Overview
2. Prerequisites
3. Storage Setup
3.1. Linux-based NFS
4. Citrix XenServer Installation and Configuration
4.1. Username and Password
4.2. Physical Networking Setup
5. KVM Installation and Configuration
5.1. Installing the CloudStack Agent
5.2. Physical Network Configuration
6. Management Server Installation
6.1. Operating System Preparation
6.2. Installation
6.2.1. Management Server
6.2.2. Database
6.2.3. Final configuration steps
7. Prepare Secondary Storage
8. Describe Your Deployment
8.1. Adding a Zone
8.2. Add a Pod
8.3. Add a cluster
8.4. Add hosts
8.5. Add Primary Storage
8.6. Secondary Storage
9. Initialization and Testing
10. Troubleshooting
10.1. Troubleshooting the Secondary Storage VM
10.1.1. Running the diagnostic script
10.1.2. Checking the log file
10.2. Troubleshooting the Console-proxy VM
11. Support
A. Revision History