[openstack-dev] Configuration Discovery - Satori
jaypipes at gmail.com
Wed Jan 29 00:23:10 UTC 2014
On Tue, 2014-01-28 at 17:20 -0600, Caleb Groom wrote:
> On January 28, 2014 at 5:05:56 PM, Jay Pipes (jaypipes at gmail.com)
> > In the Related Work section, you list:
> > Devstructure Blueprint (https://github.com/devstructure/blueprint)
> > That is precisely what I would recommend. I don't see value in
> > having a
> > separate OpenStack project that does this.
> > Best,
> > -jay
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> Hi Jay,
> Devstructure Blueprint is scoped to gathering information about a
> single server. We listed it as related because its a handy way to
> handle reverse engineering once you’re logged into a server instance.
> However, Satori has greater aims such as discovering the topology of
> resources (load balancer, its configuration, nova instances behind the
> load balancer, connected cinder instances, etc). For each relevant
> server instance we could gather deep system knowledge by using the
> projects listed in the Related section.
So why not improve Devstructure Blueprint and add in some plugins that,
given some OpenStack creds, query things like the Neutron and Nova API
endpoints for such information.
I don't think this needs to be a separate OpenStack service.
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