Comments 1 Helpful Follow Share Posted In Red Hat OpenStack Platform Tags openstack OpenStack director Overcloud Installation using RH Director Latest response 2018-01-06T10:36:28+00:00 For overcloud installation, do we need dedicated baremetal machines for each node or can we do the installation of each of the nodes in VMs'? Started 2018-01-02T09:50:21+00:00 by Sudhir Appaji Newbie 10 points Log in to join the conversation Responses Sort By Oldest Sort By Newest Red Hat Guru 1434 points 6 January 2018 10:36 AM Anand Nande Ideally you can have the following combinations that are supported in production environments : Controllers : VMs (on any virt-platform) OR baremetal/physical Computes : baremetal/physical NOTE: In the above scenario - you have to take care of the network communication to make sure that controllers and compute can talk to each-other irrespective of whether they are in same or different network subnets. Preferably have them in the same subnet. Was this helpful? Yes No We appreciate your feedback. Leave a comment if you would like to provide more detail. It looks like we have some work to do. Leave a comment to let us know how we could improve. Close Welcome! Check out the Getting Started with Red Hat page for quick tours and guides for common tasks.