[openstack-dev] [Nova] should 'ip address' be retrived when decribe host?

Jay Lau jay.lau.513 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 29 13:40:33 UTC 2014

Does "nova hypervisor-show" help? It already include the host ip address.

2014-12-29 21:26 GMT+08:00 Jay Pipes <jaypipes at gmail.com>:

> On 12/29/2014 06:51 AM, Lingxian Kong wrote:
>> Hi Stackers:
>> As for now, we can get the 'host name', 'service' and 'availability
>> zone' of a host through the CLI command 'nova host-list'. But as a
>> programmer who communicates with OpenStack using its API, I want to
>> get the host ip address, in order to perform some other actions in my
>> program.
>> And what I know is, the ip address of a host is populated in the
>> 'compute_nodes' table of the database, during the 'update available
>> resource' periodic task.
>> So, is it possible of the community to support it in the future?
>> I apologize if the topic was once covered and I missed it.
> Hi!
> I see no real technical reason this could not be done. It would require
> waiting until all of the API microversioning bits are done, and a
> micro-increment of the API, along with minimal changes of code in the hosts
> extension to return the host_ip field from the nova.objects.ComputeNode
> objects returned to the HostController object.
> Are you interested in working on such a feature? I would be happy to guide
> you through the process of making a blueprint and submitting code if you'd
> like. Just find me on IRC #openstack-nova. My IRC nick is jaypipes.
> Best,
> -jay
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