[openstack-dev] how can I know a new instance is created from the code ?

Stephen Gran stephen.gran at theguardian.com
Fri Nov 15 19:15:14 UTC 2013

On 15/11/13 18:55, terryxing wrote:
> Hi Dear All,
> I am wondering that is there any way in Openstack to know when  new
> instance is created ? is there any Python API to do this ? Since I want
> to monitor the instance creation event and trigger another event, thus,
> my program needs to be know whenever a new instance is created.
> I can run a daemon keep listening the nova-manage or other, when a new
> instance is created,  this daemon will know then let other program know
> to take some actions.

Nova can be configured to send notifications via MQ when actions occur. 
  Please see 
for an example.

Stephen Gran
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