[openstack-dev] [nova] notification update week 11

Balazs Gibizer balazs.gibizer at ericsson.com
Fri Mar 17 15:34:02 UTC 2017


Here is the status update / focus setting mail about notification work
for week 11.

[Medium] https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1657428 The instance
notifications are sent with inconsistent timestamp format. Fix is ready
for the cores to review https://review.openstack.org/#/c/421981

[Undecided] https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1673375 ValueError: 
Circular reference detected" in send_notification. Fix proposed 
https://review.openstack.org/#/c/446948/ .

Versioned notification transformation
No new goal setting, let's try to focus on to finish the goals of the 
last to weeks

Patches that just need a second core:
* https://review.openstack.org/#/c/382959 Transform instance.reboot
* https://review.openstack.org/#/c/411791/ Transform
instance.reboot.error notification
* https://review.openstack.org/#/c/401992/ Transform
instance.volume_attach notification
* https://review.openstack.org/#/c/408676/ Transform
instance.volume_detach notification

Searchlight integration
changing Searchlight to use versioned notifications
bp is a hard dependency for the integration work.
Searchlight team promised to provide a list of notifications needed to 
be transformed so that they can switch to the versioned interface. We 
will prioritize the transformation work on the nova side accordingly.

bp additional-notification-fields-for-searchlight
Patches needs review:

The BlockDeviceMapping addition to the InstancePayload has been 
discussed on the ML and on the weekly meeting. Implementation is onging.

Other items
Short circuit notification payload generation
New oslo messaging has been released with the needed addition and 
global requirements has been bumped.
Work needs to be continued on the nova patch 

Weekly meeting
The notification subteam holds it's weekly meeting on Tuesday 17:00 UTC
on openstack-meeting-4 so the next meeting will be held on 21th of


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