Set up an identity connector in an OpenStack/KVM environment

Before you begin

  • Make sure that you have admin privileges to access OpenStack services such as Glances, Horizons, and others.
  • Create and download the identity connector file for OpenStack/KVM. This image file is in tar format. For instructions, see Create and download an identity connector.

You can set up an identity connector in an OpenStack environment.

How to

  1. Untar the image file to a known location.
  2. Transfer the downloaded connector image file to the OpenStack Glances server.
  3. Log in to an SSH session on the Glances server.
  4. Enter this command to convert the downloaded image file format to the Qcow2 image format.
    qemu-img convert -f raw -O qcow2 image.img image.qcow2
  5. Approve identity connector in ETP:
    1. In the ETP navigation menu, select Configuration > Utilities. Click the Identity Connectors tab.
      Note: If you are trying the new Enterprise Center interface, in the navigation menu, select Clients & Connectors > Identity Connectors.
    2. Locate the OpenStack/KVM connector and click Need your approval.
    3. Click Save.