So far we have learned how to configure and provision baremetal nodes with OpenStack Ironic in Part 1 of the blog. We also configured our deployment to allow zero-touch discovery in Part 2. The next "LEGO" building block is to allow our tenants/project to isolate their baremetal resources. This unique OpenStack feature can take advantage of neutron to reach out to top of rack switches (TORs) via ml2 driver and dynamically assign a VLAN id to switch ports for corresponding nodes.
With this functionality, your tenants can take ownership of the pool...Read more