openstackUser Remy van Elst shows us how to get OpenStack setup with bsd-cloudinit on FreeBSD 10.3. OpenStack is a an open-source cloud managing software used to control large pools of compute, storage, and networking resources via the OpenStack API. See the link below for the full instructions.

We are going to prepare a FreeBSD image for Openstack deployment. We do this by creating a FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE instance, installing it and converting it using bsd-cloudinit. We’ll use the CloudVPS public Openstack cloud for this. Create an account there and install the Openstack command line tools, like nova, cinder and glance.

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This tutorial is also available for FreeBSD 10.1-RELEASE..

Command Line tools

Make sure you have the Openstack command line tools installed. Follow the official openstack guide here. If you have pip installed you can use that to install the tools: ….

Full tutorial: