OpenStack Example Network Walkthrough

OpenStack Example Network Walkthrough

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 OpenStack Example Network

This blueprint is the Cloudify example for how to deploy an OpenStack network.

Resources Created

  • A external_network.
  • A public_network.
  • A private_network.
  • A public_network_router.
  • A public_subnet.
  • A private_subnet.


Tested with:

  • Cloudify 4.2

Pre-installation steps

Upload the required plugins:

Check the blueprint for the exact version of the plugin.
If you do not provide your own deployment inputs below, you must add these secrets to your Cloudify Manager tenant:

  • keystone_username
  • keystone_password
  • keystone_tenant_name
  • keystone_url
  • region, such as RegionOne.

Find the name of your Openstack Floating IP Network. You will need this value for the external_network_name input when you create your deployment.


On your Cloudify Manager, navigate to Local Blueprints select Upload.
Right-click and copy URL. Paste where it says Enter blueprint url. Provide a blueprint name, such as examples-network in the field labeled blueprint name. Select simple-blueprint.yaml from Blueprint filename menu.
After the new blueprint has been created, click the Deploy button.
Navigate to Deployments, find your new deployment, select Install from the workflow‘s menu. At this stage, you may provide your own values for any of the default deployment inputs.


Navigate to the deployment and select Uninstall. When the uninstall workflow is finished, select Delete deployment.


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