Using the python-novaclient with Rackspace Cloud Servers

  • Last updated on: 2018-10-25
  • Authored by: Jered Heeschen

Python-novaclient is a command-line interface (cli) client for controlling OpenStack cloud server instances. Because Rackspace Cloud Servers are based on OpenStack, the python-novaclient also works with that product. The cli client provides a bit more functionality than the Cloud Control Panel without needing to delve into the Application Programmer Interface (API) directly.

We have installation instructions for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux:

You’ll find a list of common operations that can be performed with the client here:

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