Download OpenStack Autopilot

Canonical’s OpenStack Autopilot fully automates the deployment of an OpenStack Cloud — just add VMs or servers.

Install OpenStack Autopilot on your hardware

OpenStack Autopilot is the world’s easiest dynamic OpenStack installer. It handles every aspect of your cloud both during installation, expansion, and everyday operations.


  • At least five machines with two disks
  • Two machines with x2 network interfaces (NICs)
  • A dedicated switch to create a private cloud LAN
  • Internet access through a router on that LAN

Autopilot installation instructions

Try Autopilot on vSphere virtual machines

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The Autopilot can run on vSphere using virtual machines to simulate an OpenStack deployment. For folks with easy access to a vSphere cluster, this is the recommended place to start.


  • Access to a vSphere account
  • Download the Autopilot test drive

Autopilot test drive instructions

sudo apt install openstack

To setup Ubuntu OpenStack by hand run:

sudo apt install openstack

Followed by

conjure-up openstack

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Run Ubuntu in the public cloud

Optimised Ubuntu images are already available on most major clouds. They are also available for download.

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