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10.2. Install the Dashboard Packages

Install the packages required by the dashboard service.


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