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Chapter 6. Install the Block Storage Service

6.1. Install the Block Storage Service Packages

The OpenStack Block Storage service requires the following packages:
Provides the Block Storage services and associated configuration files.
Provides supporting utilities to assist with a number of tasks including the editing of configuration files.
Provides OpenStack specific SELinux policy modules.
Provides tools to manage multipath devices using device-mapper. These tools are necessary for proper block storage operations.
Install the packages:
# yum install -y openstack-cinder openstack-utils openstack-selinux device-mapper-multipath