[Openstack-operators] [magnum] Trying to use Magnum with Kilo

Mike Smith mismith at overstock.com
Tue Aug 18 21:09:55 UTC 2015

Thanks.  I’ll check it out.

Can anyone out there tell me how projects like python-magnumclient and the openstack-magnum software itself get picked up by the RDO folks?  I’d like to see those be picked up in their distro but I’m not sure where that work takes place.  Do project developers typically package up their projects and make them available to the RDO maintainers or do RedHat folks pick up sources from the projects, do the packaging, and make those packages available?

We can start building our own packages for this of course, but as operators prefer not to because of all the dependency overhead.   Unless it’s something we can do to help get the packages into the RDO repos (i.e. become a package maintainer as a way of contributing)

Mike Smith
Principal Engineer / Cloud Team Lead

On Aug 18, 2015, at 2:47 PM, David Medberry <openstack at medberry.net<mailto:openstack at medberry.net>> wrote:


On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 12:21 PM, Mike Smith <mismith at overstock.com<mailto:mismith at overstock.com>> wrote:
I’m trying to use Magnum on our Openstack Kilo cloud which runs CentOS 7 and RDO.   Since the Magnum RPMs are present in RDO, I’m using RPMs built by one of the Magnum developers (available at https://copr-be.cloud.fedoraproject.org/results/sdake/openstack-magnum/)

Once I got rid of a conflicting UID that it tries to use for the magnum user, I’m able to start up the services.   However, following along with the Magnum documentation that exists (http://docs.openstack.org/developer/magnum/), the next step is to use the “magnum” command to define things like bay models and bays.

However, the “magnum” command doesn’t seem to exist.  I’m not sure if it’s supposed to exist as a symlink to something else?

Is anyone else out there using Magnum with RDO Kilo?  I’d love to chat with someone else that has worked through these issues.


Mike Smith
Principal Engineer / Cloud Team Lead

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