A new Ansible based FastStart install for single host Eucalyptus clouds is now available for early access to Eucalyptus 5 pre-releases.
A FastStart deployment requires a CentOS 7.5-7.7 host with 16G memory and 100G disk as the recommended host minimums. Ansible FastStart installs Eucalyptus with Walrus object storage, overlay block storage, and vpcmido network mode. The deployment is from Eucalyptus 5 nightly builds, so will always have the latest pre-release functionality.
To install Eucalyptus 5 using the Ansible FastStart run (as root):
> bash <(curl -Ls https://go.euca.me/5eav)
The interactive installer will check system prerequisites and prompt for the one
required configuration item, the VPC public IP address CIDR. Currently the installer
requires between a
/24 (~256 addresses) and a
/28 (~16 addresses) block, for
If the target hosts IP was
10.20.30.40/24 then the CIDR used could be
These addresses should not currently be in use, they will be used by instances in the deployment.
Once the installation completes a few configuration items are listed as next steps. You could install machine images (ami/emi) using the new wrapper script:
or get started with the management console by configuring the administrator login:
> euare-useraddloginprofile --as-account eucalyptus -u admin -p PASSWORD
The installer also sets up the AWS CLI for use with Eucalyptus:
> > aws s3 ls 2020-03-07 00:46:33 eucalyptus-service-image-v5.0.100 > > aws ec2 describe-availability-zones AVAILABILITYZONES cloud-1 available cloud-1a > > aws ec2 describe-account-attributes ACCOUNTATTRIBUTES supported-platforms ATTRIBUTEVALUES VPC ACCOUNTATTRIBUTES default-vpc ATTRIBUTEVALUES vpc-6b1e517c04915806c >
You might want to review the Eucalyptus 5 beta 1 announcement for more details on the release.