[openstack-dev] [ironic][inspector] CMDB integration

Dmitry Tantsur dtantsur at redhat.com
Wed Dec 2 15:23:47 UTC 2015

On 11/30/2015 03:07 PM, Pavlo Shchelokovskyy wrote:
> Hi all,
> we are looking at how ironic-inspector could integrate with external
> CMDB solutions and be able fetch a minimal set of data needed for
> discovery (e.g. IPMI credentials and IPs) from CMDB. This could probably
> be achieved with data filters framework that is already in place, but we
> have one question:
> what are people actually using? There are simple (but not conceivably
> used in real life) choices to make a first implementation, like fetching
> a csv file from HTTP link. Thus we want to learn if there is an already
> known and working solution operators are actually using, either open
> source or at least with open API.

What tripleo currently does is creating a JSON file with credentials in 
advance, then enroll nodes with it. There's no CMDB there, but the same 
flow might be preferred in this case as well.

> We really appreciate if you chime in :) This would help us design this
> feature the way that will benefit community the most.
> Best regards,
> --
> Dr. Pavlo Shchelokovskyy
> Senior Software Engineer
> Mirantis Inc
> www.mirantis.com
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