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10.2. Install the Dashboard Packages

Install the packages required by the dashboard service.

Note

The dashboard service uses a configurable back-end session store. This installation uses memcached as the session store.
The following package is required:
openstack-dashboard
Provides the OpenStack dashboard service.
If you are using memcached, the following packages must also be installed:
memcached
Memory-object caching system that speeds up dynamic web applications by alleviating database load.
python-memcached
Python interface to the memcached daemon.

Procedure 10.1. Installing the Dashboard Packages

  1. If required, install the memcached object caching system:
    # yum install -y memcached python-memcached
  2. Install the dashboard package:
    # yum install -y openstack-dashboard