[How-to] Download glance image in OpenStack

Here is a quick look at the commands to do to download images from one OpenStack instance.

First verify if the glance command-line tools are installed. Also verify if the following parameters are set in the environment.

export OS_USERNAME=your_username
export OS_PASSWORD=your_password
export OS_TENANT_NAME=your_tenant_name
export OS_AUTH_URL=http://your_keystone_ip:port/v2.0
Find out the information about the images as shown below and execute the glance image-download command.


This should allow you to download the images.

Have fun.

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