[openstack-dev] [neutron] [metadata] metadata service when NOT using name space

Assaf Muller amuller at redhat.com
Thu Mar 12 02:38:09 UTC 2015

Can you explain why are you not using namespaces? (I'm really curious).

I've been thinking of proposing to deprecate that option only for the simple
truth that it's not tested and we have no idea if it works anymore, or if anyone
actually uses it.

----- Original Message -----
> When use_namespaces is True, there will be a namespace metadata proxy
> launched for either dhcp or router namespace, this proxy will accept metada
> service request , and then proxy the request to metadata server via metadata
> agent. But when use_namespaces is False, there is no namespace metadata
> proxy running, how is the request from vm going to get to matadata server
> then? I also checked that there is no NAT rule in the iptables. So do we
> support metadata service with no namespace? If we do , how is it supposed to
> work? This is Juno.
> Regards!
> Wanjing Xu
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