An OpenStack Compute driver for LXD
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Crash course in lxd setup

nova-lxd absolutely requires lxd, though its installation and configuration is out of scope here. If you're running Ubuntu, here is the easy path to a running lxd.

If you're currently logged in as the user you just added to lxd, you'll need to log out and log back in again.

Using nova-lxd with devstack

nova-lxd includes a plugin for use in devstack. If you'd like to run devstack with nova-lxd, you'll want to add the following to `local.conf`:

In this case, nova-lxd will run HEAD from master. You may want to point this at your own fork. A final argument to enable_plugin can be used to specify a git revision.

Configuration and installation of devstack is beyond the scope of this document. Here's an example local.conf file that will run the very minimum you`ll need for devstack.

Once devstack is running, you'll want to add the lxd image to glance. You can do this (as an admin) with:

To run the tempest tests, you can use:


Patches should be submitted to Openstack Gerrit via git-review.

Bugs should be filed on Launchpad:

If you would like to contribute to the development of OpenStack, you must follow the steps in this page: