[Openstack-operators] [nova] Should we allow passing new user_data during rebuild?

Clint Byrum clint at fewbar.com
Thu Oct 5 16:41:43 UTC 2017

Excerpts from Belmiro Moreira's message of 2017-10-04 17:33:40 +0200:
> In our cloud rebuild is the only way for a user to keep the same IP.
> Unfortunately, we don't offer floating IPs, yet.
> Also, we use the user_data to bootstrap some actions in new instances
> (puppet, ...).
> Considering all the use-cases for rebuild it would be great if the
> user_data can be updated at rebuild time.

Indeed, it sounds like we're too far down the rabbit hole with rebuild to
stop digging.

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