[openstack-dev] [cinder][nova] snapshot and cloning for NFS backend
Abhishek.Kekane at nttdata.com
Tue Jul 28 08:00:37 UTC 2015
There is an NFS backend driver for cinder, which supports only limited volume handling features. Specifically, "snapshot" and "cloning" features are missing.
Eric Harney has proposed a feature of "NFS driver snapshot" , which was approved on Dec 2014 but not implemented yet.
 blueprint https://blueprints.launchpad.net/cinder/+spec/nfs-snapshots
 cinder-specs https://review.openstack.org/#/c/133074/ - merged for Kilo but moved to Liberty
 implementation https://review.openstack.org/#/c/147186/ - WIP
As of now  nova patch is a blocker for this feature.
I have tested this feature by applying  nova patch and it is working as per expectation.
IMO this is a very useful feature and I want to know communities opinion/direction about getting it merged during liberty time-frame.
Thanks & Regards,
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