[openstack-dev] [nova] should we have a stale data indication in "nova list/show"?

Rick Jones rick.jones2 at hp.com
Tue Jun 24 21:46:54 UTC 2014

On 06/24/2014 02:38 PM, Joe Gordon wrote:
> I agree nova shouldn't take any actions. But I don't think leaving an
> instance as 'active' is right either.  I was thinking move instance to
> error state (maybe an unknown state would be more accurate) and let the
> user deal with it, versus just letting the user deal with everything.
> Since nova knows something *may* be wrong shouldn't we convey that to
> the user (I'm not 100% sure we should myself).

I suspect the user's first action will be to call Support asking "Hey, 
why is my perfectly usable instance showing-up in the ERROR|UNKNOWN state?"

rick jones

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