Commit 2f654ad9 authored by Swann Perarnau's avatar Swann Perarnau
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[doc] add documentation on region and others

More doc to explain what is going on in these scripts.
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**DO NOT COMMIT THIS FILE** git will ignore it by default, but remember that
this repository is public and these are private credentials to Chameleon.
Note that the default clouds.yaml contains two regions, and they need to be
specified as the `--region` option for all operations in a specific site. If
you don't want to repeat this option everytime, set the `OS_REGION_NAME`
environment variable.
# Lease Management
Chameleon requires that a lease is created before we can boot nodes. You can
......@@ -53,6 +58,11 @@ Once a lease is active, you can manage an appliance on it.
> ./chi-appliance configure
> ./chi-appliance delete
Note that `create` requires as a last argument a JSON-formatted dictionary of
additional template parameters. These parameters can be found in the
`chameleon-appliances` directory. The command will fill out `reservation_id`
and `node_count` by itself.
In particular, `configure` will use ansible to reconfigure the appliance nodes.
The playbook used for this configuration is available in the `ansible`
directory.
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