[openstack-dev] [neutron] enriching port binding extension API dictionaries with key-values

Neil Jerram Neil.Jerram at metaswitch.com
Fri Jun 26 14:14:54 UTC 2015

Hi Andreas,

On 26/06/15 14:04, Andreas Scheuring wrote:
> Hi together,
> for a new ml2 plugin I would like to pass over some data from neutron to
> nova on port creation and update (exploiting port binding extension
> [1]). For my prototype I thought of using one of the following response
> dictionaries to add my information:
> - binding:vif_details
> - binding:profile
> The API ref describes these attributes (port create / port update - both
> response) as dictionaries, but without restricting the key-value pairs
> or naming a defined number [1].
> I've also seen some other ml2 plugins enriching those fields with unique
> data. So I assuming this is not considered as an API change, isn't it?
> Important: It's only about the response. The input comes from a
> configuration file.
> Thanks
> [1] http://developer.openstack.org/api-ref-networking-v2-ext.html

I think the discussion at [1] is broadly in the same area, so you might 
find some relevant input there.


[1] https://bugs.launchpad.net/neutron/+bug/1460222

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