[openstack-dev] [nova][searchlight] status of an instance on the REST API and in the instance notifications

Bal√°zs Gibizer balazs.gibizer at ericsson.com
Mon Aug 7 09:07:16 UTC 2017


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matt Riedemann [mailto:mriedemos at gmail.com]
> Sent: July 26, 2017 03:23
> To: openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org
> Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [nova][searchlight] status of an instance on the
> REST API and in the instance notifications
> 
> On 7/19/2017 10:54 AM, Balazs Gibizer wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 19, 2017 at 5:38 PM, McLellan, Steven
> > <steve.mclellan at hpe.com> wrote:
> >> Thanks Balazs for noticing and replying to my message!
> >>
> >> The Status field is quite important to us since it's the indicator of
> >> VM state that Horizon displays most prominently and the most simple
> >> description of whether a VM is currently usable or not without having
> >> to parse the various _state fields. If we can't get this change added
> >> in Pike I'll probably implement a simplified version of the mapping in
> >> [2], but it would be really good to get it into the notifications in
> >> Pike if possible. I understand though that this late in the cycle it
> >> may not be possible.
> >
> > I can create a patch to add the status to the instance notifications but
> > I don't know if nova cores accept it for this late in Pike.
> > @Cores: Do you?
> >
> > Cheers,
> > gibi
> 
> It's probably too late to be dealing with this right now in Pike. I'd
> like to defer this to Queens where we can refactor the REST API common
> view code into a better place where it could be re-used with the
> notifications code if this is something we're going to add to the
> versioned notifications, and it's probably easy enough to do that.

I opened a bp for Queens [1].
@Searchlight folks: please check it and come back with feedback and additional requirements.

Cheers,
gibi
[1] https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/additional-notification-fields-for-searchlight-queens

> 
> --
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Matt
> 
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