[openstack-dev] [Nova][Heat] How to reliably detect VM failures?

Chris Friesen chris.friesen at windriver.com
Wed Mar 19 06:07:58 UTC 2014

On 03/18/2014 11:18 AM, Zane Bitter wrote:
> On 18/03/14 12:42, Steven Dake wrote:

>> You should be able to use the HARestarter resource and functionality to
>> do healthchecking of a vm.
> HARestarter is actually pretty problematic, both in a "causes major
> architectural headaches for Heat and will probably be deprecated very
> soon" sense and a "may do very unexpected things to your resources"
> sense. I wouldn't recommend it.

Could you elaborate?  What unexpected things might it do?  And what are 
the alternatives?


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