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OpenStack with Open vSwitch and Quantum (Folsom) on Scientific Linux

We decided to run OpenStack on Scientific Linux 6, a Red Hat derivative. Although this was not a reference platform (this was before Red Hat announced it would support OpenStack), we decided not to go with Ubuntu due to various factors. Knowledge and availability of an in-house infrastructure tailored to Red Hat based machines were the most important deciding factors.

With the availability of OpenStack packages through the EPEL repository it made running OpenStack on Scienfic Linux a manageable endeavour. Installing was basically just following the install guide.

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