Rackspace Integration

How to Integrate Rackspace with ECmanaged

This guide will walk you through the steps you need to perform to integrate Rackspace cloud to ECmanaged. First, you need to collect Rackspace API credentials and then provide it to ECmanaged for integration.

Step 1: Getting OpenStack Credentials

ECmanaged requires Rackspace user name and user API key. Rackspace user API key can be obtained from your profile menu, selecting the Account Settings, as shown below:

Step 2: Integrating Rackspace

First, you need to login to the ECmanaged and go to the Add a Cloud Provider wizard either using the new server drop-down menu or using Preferences > My Cloud Providers.

In the Add a Cloud provider, you need to choose Public Cloud as Cloud Type, RACKSPACE as Cloud Provider, and in Select region menu select the preferred region. Then click Next.

In the next window, you need to choose a Provider Name, which is by default RACKSPACE. You need to put your rackspace username as API User, and the user API key as API KEY.

Then you click Next, if everything is correct, ECmanaged will be connected to the Rackspace cloud. The figure below shows the output of a successful rackspace provider addition.