[openstack-dev] [ironic][magnum][kolla][ansible][puppet][rally] removing SSH drivers from Ironic

Alex Schultz aschultz at redhat.com
Wed Jul 5 13:54:55 UTC 2017

On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 5:01 AM, Pavlo Shchelokovskyy
<pshchelokovskyy at mirantis.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> as mitaka branch was finally EOLed, Ironic team is going to proceed with
> removal of SSH-based power and management drivers for virtualized HW which
> were deprecated back in newton release.
> Since newton the virtualbmc-based simulation of IPMI-capable HW is
> officially supported, and we plan to switch all gates away from using *_ssh
> drivers and eventually remove those from the ironic code, most probably in
> Pike release.
> I've skimmed through the project-config/zuul/layout.yaml and found a number
> of projects that use some gate jobs with 'ironic' in the job name which are
> not defined in project-config/jenkins/jobs/ironic.yaml, those project are
> tagged in the subject of this message.
> While kolla, magnum, OSA and rally seem to have only non-voting jobs with
> ironic and thus should not be completely broken by removal of SSH drivers
> anyway, puppet-ironic seems to have a voting
> "puppet-openstack-integration-jobs-scenario002" job.

We're OK, we don't have the ssh driver[0] in our test job.  We also
had previously deprecated the ssh driver in puppet-ironic[1] so we can
remove it now that we're in Pike.


[0] https://github.com/openstack/puppet-openstack-integration/blob/master/manifests/ironic.pp#L73
[1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/446918/

> This message especially concerns deployment-specific projects that do not
> install ironic via DevStack in their gate jobs. To successfully install a
> working ironic which is capable to actually deploy nodes, such projects will
> have to incorporate some additional steps to setup virtualbmc-based HW
> simulation for baremetal nodes and configure nodes enrolled in ironic
> accordingly.
> If your project is mentioned, please ensure that any ironic-including gate
> jobs you use do not setup ironic with *_ssh drivers, and switch to other
> supported drivers if needed. Examples of necessary steps can be found in
> ironic's DevStack plugin and in the playbooks of openstack/bifrost project.
> For any questions please do not hesitate to contact ironic team, we'll be
> glad to help you.
> Best regards,
> --
> Dr. Pavlo Shchelokovskyy
> Senior Software Engineer
> Mirantis Inc
> www.mirantis.com
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