[openstack-dev] [nova] [neutron] What the behavior of AddFixedIp API should be?

Kevin Benton kevin at benton.pub
Wed Mar 29 00:59:15 UTC 2017

+1. If there is a use case missing from the neutron API that this allows,
we can also expand the API to address it.

On Mar 28, 2017 07:16, "Matt Riedemann" <mriedemos at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 3/27/2017 11:42 PM, Rui Chen wrote:
>> Thank you Matt, the background information is important. Seems all the
>> peoples don't know how the add-fixed-ip API works,
>> and there is no exact use case about it. Now neutron port-update API
>> also support to set multiple fixed ip for a port, and
>> the fixed-ip updating will sync to nova side automatically (I had
>> verified it in my latest devstack). Updating fixed-ip for
>> specified port is easier to understand for me in multiple nics case than
>> nova add-fixed-ip API.
>> So if others known the orignal API design or had used nova add/remove
>> fixed-ip API and would like to show your use cases,
>> it's nice for us to understand how the API works and when we should use
>> it, we can update the api-ref and add exact usage,
>> avoid users' confusion about it. Feel free to reply something, thank you.
> If the functionality is available via Neutron APIs, we should just
> deprecate the multinic API like we did for the other network API proxies in
> microversion 2.36. This reminds me that Alex Xu had a blueprint for
> deprecating the multinic API [1] but it needs to be updated for Pike.
> [1] https://review.openstack.org/#/c/384261/
> --
> Thanks,
> Matt
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