[openstack-dev] [nova] VM console for VMware instances
andrew at lascii.com
Thu Aug 25 15:25:12 UTC 2016
On Thu, Aug 25, 2016, at 09:50 AM, Radoslav Gerganov wrote:
> If you want to use the MKS console for VMware instances, it's now
> possible with the nova-mksproxy.
> There is a devstack plugin, so simply add this in your local.conf:
> enable_plugin nova-mksproxy https://github.com/openstack/nova-mksproxy
> the CLI command for getting a console URL is:
> $ nova get-mks-console <instance_name>
> This is the preferred console type for VMware instances because it
> doesn't require any configuration
> changes on the hypervisor (whereas VNC requires opening network ports).
> Any comments/feedback is welcome.
>  https://github.com/openstack/nova-mksproxy
Is there a reason this has not been proposed to the Nova project, or
have I missed that? I looked for a proposal and did not see one.
I see that there's support in Nova and python-novaclient for this
feature, but the actual proxy is not in the Nova tree. In situations
like this, where there's in-tree code to support an out of tree feature,
we typically deprecate and remove that code unless there's a plan to
move all of the components into the project. Is there a plan to move
this proxy into Nova?
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