[nova] retire a flavor
florian.engelmann at everyware.ch
Mon Apr 1 15:40:57 UTC 2019
as far as I tested it is not possible to change a flavor from public to
private. Managing access to flavors on a project basis might be an
option for a private cloud but not for a public one.
There are a lot of unit tests about:
"description": "Support to show the disabled status of a
What's that feature for? How does it work? Is this ongoing?
I think we need some method to retire images and flavors.
All the best,
Am 3/31/19 um 11:57 AM schrieb Sean Mooney:
> On Fri, 2019-03-29 at 11:25 -0500, Eric Fried wrote:
>> You can definitely delete a flavor .
>> Don't worry about it affecting existing instances that were created with
>> that flavor: nova stores a copy of the flavor with the instance itself
>> so the information is preserved.
>> Thanks for the question!
> the other option if you want to keep the flavor but not make it usable by
> new instances in general is to use the os-flavor-access api.
> This allows you to make a flavor private and control what project can use it.
> unfortunetly we seam to have almost no documentation for this however that is what the --project argument
> to openstack flavor set is used to contol.
> e.g. openstack flavor set --project <my admin/hidden project> <flavor i want to retire>
> this will allow you to retire the flavor more selectively.
> so if you have a important customer that needs a little more time to move to your new flavor offerings
> you can similarly add them to the now private flavor to aide there transition before you actually delete it.
> as efried said you can delete the flavor without issue so if you are not worred about it breaking
> ci or other automation and can simply remove the flavor that hsould be safe to do so.
>> On 3/29/19 10:43 AM, Florian Engelmann wrote:
>>> I would like to retire old flavors we don't want to be use any more. I
>>> guess deleting is the wrong way to retire flavors? I was not able to
>>> find any documentation about how the life-cycle of a flavor works.
>>> Any help is very welcome.
>>> All the best,
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