[openstack-dev] [ceilometer] Why edited configuration get replaced after stack.sh

Rubab Syed rubab.syed21 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 15 12:36:52 UTC 2016

Hi Umar,

As far as I know, you should follow these steps to make this work:

1- Run stack.sh
2- Add rules to policy.json in /etc/ceilometer
3- Restart ceilometer service. Follow this link [1] to see how can you
restart a particular service.


Hope this helps.


On Tue, Mar 15, 2016 at 4:57 PM, Umar Yousaf <umarusaf902 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am pretty new to openstack and I have a very basic question to ask. I
> have a single node liberty edition of devstack up and running.
> I order to get *ceilometer events* for instances running on demo tenant
> with admin token set I have heard about role based access control (rbac)
> following
> http://specs.openstack.org/openstack/ceilometer-specs/specs/liberty/events-rbac.html,
> so I added those two rules in *policy.json * inside* /etc/ceilometer* and
> in order to test its affect I ./stack.sh but after that I could not find
> those two rules added by me. The file is updated again with its default
> values.
> Is there anyway that these changes remain intact after stack.sh too. Isn't
> it a very general thing that you have to update the configuration in order
> to override the default behavior and in testing environment such as mine
> you will be doing stack.sh very often so these changes must not be updated
> by the default ones again.
> Regards,
> Umar
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