Comments 1 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'? SA 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 rhn-support-anande 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. Close Welcome! Check out the Getting Started with Red Hat page for quick tours and guides for common tasks.