How To Install keystone on Debian 10

In this tutorial we learn how to install keystone on Debian 10. keystone is OpenStack identity service

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install keystone on Debian 10.

What is keystone

This is the identity service used by OpenStack for authentication (authN) and high-level authorization (authZ). It currently supports token-based authN with user/service authZ, and is scalable to support OAuth, SAML, and OpenID in future versions. Out of the box, Keystone uses SQLite for its identity store database, with the option to connect to external LDAP. . This package contains the daemons.

There are three ways to install keystone on Debian 10. We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install keystone Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install keystone using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install keystone

Install keystone Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install keystone using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install keystone

Install keystone Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Debian. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install keystone using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install keystone

How To Uninstall keystone on Debian 10

To uninstall only the keystone package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove keystone

Uninstall keystone And Its Dependencies

To uninstall keystone and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Debian 10, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove keystone

Remove keystone Configurations and Data

To remove keystone configuration and data from Debian 10 we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge keystone

Remove keystone configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove keystone configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge keystone

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install keystone on Debian 10 using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.