[Openstack-operators] Need feedback for horizon nova-network drop

Mateusz Kowalski mateusz.kowalski at cern.ch
Tue Apr 18 07:35:55 UTC 2017


From our side we are ready for Horizon not supporting nova-network anymore.



> On 16 Apr 2017, at 10:46, Akihiro Motoki <amotoki at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Horizon team is now thinking the drop of nova-network support in Pike.
> I would like to ask operators' feedback on this.
> Is it time to drop nova-network support?
> This means neutron will be a requirement if you enable 'compute' dashboard.
> The following describes the detail.
> This is due to the deprecation of nova-network in Nova Newton and also
> because python-novaclient 8.0.0
> (in Pike) dropped nova-network support (security group and floating IP).
> Note that Nova still support nova-network even in Pike or later as
> long as you use Nova API up to 2.35.
> Horizon depends on python-novaclient to talk with Nova API and
> python-novaclient 8.0.0 or later version will be a part of Pike release.
> This means horizon nova-network support of security group and floating
> IP will be broken.
> From this reason horizon team is thinking to drop nova-network support.
> - One other approach is to implement its own python binding for
> nova-network in horizon,
>  but we lack development resource to maintain it even though it is implemented.
> - Another approach is to keep the current code and enable it only if
> python-novaclient < 8.0.0
>  is installed. It raises another problem that two versions of
> novaclient needs to be installed
>  and it is not able to do it if you use distribution package on a
> single host for a controller.
> Best Regards,
> Akihiro
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