[openstack-dev] [TripleO][Tuskar] Icehouse Requirements

Matt Wagner matt.wagner at redhat.com
Fri Dec 13 16:39:39 UTC 2013

On Mon Dec  9 15:22:04 2013, Robert Collins wrote:
> On 9 December 2013 23:56, Jaromir Coufal <jcoufal at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Ironic today will want IPMI address + MAC for each NIC + disk/cpu/memory
>> stats
>> For registration it is just Management MAC address which is needed right? Or
>> does Ironic need also IP? I think that MAC address might be enough, we can
>> display IP in details of node later on.
> Ironic needs all the details I listed today. Management MAC is not
> currently used at all, but would be needed in future when we tackle
> IPMI IP managed by Neutron.

I think what happened here is that two separate things we need got

We need the IP address of the management (IPMI) interface, for power
control, etc.

We also need the MAC of the host system (*not* its IPMI/management
interface) for PXE to serve it the appropriate content.

Matt Wagner
Software Engineer, Red Hat

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