[openstack-dev] [Nova] Configuration validation

Sean Dague sean at dague.net
Mon Nov 18 16:01:04 UTC 2013

To be fair, we test only the subset that is set via devstack on the stable
side. That should be a common subset, but it is far from fully
comprehensive. Nova has over 600 config variables, so additional tooling
here would be goodness.

Sean Dague
On Nov 18, 2013 7:35 AM, "Dan Smith" <dms at danplanet.com> wrote:

> > Another issue that we might want to try and solve with this (and imho
> > another reason to keep the framework for this in oslo) is that we might
> > want to make these update aware, and allow for some graceful degradation
> > or something similar when for example an updated service is stated with
> > an outdated config.
> >
> > Maybe Dan could weigh in on this?
> Well, AFAIK, we require config compatibility between subsequent
> versions, so there really shouldn't be anything to report. It might be
> useful to report, when running the havana tool against an
> upgraded-from-grizzly config which things are deprecated though.
> We already test that the config upgrade works in the grenade test in the
> gate, so there really shouldn't be any degredation experienced by the
> user after an upgrade...
> --Dan
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