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Getting started with OpenStack and Designate

Note: This guide has been merged into the official Designate documentation. You can see that document here: https://designate.readthedocs.org/en/latest/getting-started.html

A few weeks ago my team at Rackspace began investigation into the DNS as a Service application of Openstack, Designate. I’d like to share the method that my team and I formulated for getting a development environment for Designate up and running quickly. This set-up doesn’t include an OpenStack installation so there is no integration with Keystone or Nova. It’s the simplest possible installation, a great way for anyone to get started in contributing to OpenStack. Credit to the folks working on Designate for the original document.

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