[Openstack-operators] Using novaclient, glanceclient, etc, from python

George Shuklin george.shuklin at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 10:42:33 UTC 2016

shade fails if see too duplicate images in account.

o = shade.OpenStackCloud(**creds)
o.create_image(name=’killme’, filename=’/tmp/random_junk’, disk_format=’qcow2', container_format=’bare’, wait=True)

|Traceback (most recent call last): ... File 
"/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/shade/openstackcloud.py", line 2269, 
in create_image current_image = self.get_image(name) File 
"/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/shade/openstackcloud.py", line 1703, 
in get_image return _utils._get_entity(self.search_images, name_or_id, 
filters) File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/shade/_utils.py", line 
143, in _get_entity "Multiple matches found for %s" % name_or_id) 
shade.exc.OpenStackCloudException: Multiple matches found for killme|

On 11/18/2016 12:20 AM, Clint Byrum wrote:
> You may find the 'shade' library a straight forward choice:
> http://docs.openstack.org/infra/shade/
> Excerpts from George Shuklin's message of 2016-11-17 20:17:08 +0200:
>> Hello.
>> I can't find proper documentation about how to use openstack clients
>> from inside python application. All I can find is just examples and
>> rather abstract (autogenerated) reference. Is there any normal
>> documentation about proper way to use openstack clients from python
>> applications?
>> Thanks.
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