[openstack-dev] Blueprint for Nova native image building

Ian Mcleod imcleod at redhat.com
Tue Aug 6 15:53:36 UTC 2013


A blueprint has been registered regarding API additions to Nova to
enable the creation of base images from external OS install sources.
This provides a way to build images from scratch via native OS installer
tools using only the resources provided through Nova.  These images can
then be further customized by other tools that expect an existing image
as an input, such as disk image builder.

Blueprint -

Specification - https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/NovaImageCreationAPI

If this is a topic that interests you, please have a look (the spec is
not very long) and join the conversation.

Please note that this blueprint follows on from proof of concept work
for native image building discussed on this list in April:


Thank you,

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