Chef Cookbook - OpenStack Telemetry
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OpenStack Chef Cookbook - telemetry



Installs the OpenStack Metering service Ceilometer as well as Gnocchi as the backend for Metrics as part of the OpenStack reference deployment Chef for OpenStack. The OpenStack chef-repo contains documentation for using this cookbook in the context of a full OpenStack deployment. Both are currently installed from packages.


  • Chef 15 or higher
  • Chef Workstation 21.2.303 for testing (also includes Berkshelf for cookbook dependency resolution)


  • ubuntu
  • redhat
  • centos


The following cookbooks are dependencies:

  • 'apache2', '~> 8.1'
  • 'openstackclient'
  • 'openstack-common', '>= 20.0.0'
  • 'openstack-identity', '>= 20.0.0'


Please see the extensive inline documentation in attributes/*.rb for descriptions of all the settable attributes for this cookbook.

Note that all attributes are in the default['openstack'] "namespace"

The usage of attributes to generate the ceilometer.conf and gnocchi is described in the openstack-common cookbook.



  • Installs agent central service.


  • Installs agent compute service.


  • Installs agent notification service.


  • Installs aodh service


  • Common metering configuration.


  • Configure Gnocchi


  • Installs and starts the Gnocchi service


  • Registers the endpoints, tenant and user for metering and metric service with Keystone.


  • Run database migrations

License and Author

Author Matt Ray (
Author John Dewey (
Author Justin Shepherd (
Author Salman Baset (
Author Ionut Artarisi (
Author Eric Zhou (
Author Chen Zhiwei (
Author David Geng (
Author Mark Vanderwiel (
Author Jan Klare (
Author Christoph Albers (
Author Lance Albertson (
Copyright Copyright (c) 2013, Opscode, Inc.
Copyright Copyright (c) 2013, AT&T Services, Inc.
Copyright Copyright (c) 2013, Rackspace US, Inc.
Copyright Copyright (c) 2013-2014, IBM, Corp.
Copyright Copyright (c) 2013-2014, SUSE Linux GmbH
Copyright Copyright (c) 2019-2020, Oregon State University

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