[nova] API updates week 19-29

Ghanshyam Mann gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Thu Jul 18 12:30:56 UTC 2019

Hello Everyone, 

Please find the Nova API updates of this week. 

API Related BP : 

1. Support adding description while locking an instance: 
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/add-locked-reason 

Code Ready for Review: 
1. Add host and hypervisor_hostname flag to create server 
- Topic: https://review.opendev.org/#/q/topic:bp/add-host-and-hypervisor-hostname-flag-to-create-server+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- Weekly Progress: API patch is merged. Oonly left is OSC patch and doc patch which is already +A.

2. Specifying az when restore shelved server 
- Topic: https://review.opendev.org/#/q/topic:bp/support-specifying-az-when-restore-shelved-server+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- Weekly Progress: Brin updated the patch after review comments. Schema and tests are fixed now and ready for next round of review.

3. Nova API cleanup 
- Topic: https://review.opendev.org/#/q/topic:bp/api-consistency-cleanup+(status:open+OR+status:merged)
- Weekly Progress: Updated patch with latest microverion. Ready for review. This is in runway round for next week.

Specs are merged and code in-progress: 
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4. Nova API policy improvement 
- Topic: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/policy-default-refresh+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- Weekly Progress: No much progress on this. Last week, I started the testing coverage of the existing policies with little refactoring on John PoC. 

5. Detach and attach boot volumes: 
- Topic: https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/detach-boot-volume+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- Weekly Progress: No Progress. Patches are in merge conflict. 

Spec Ready for Review: 
1. Support for changing deleted_on_termination after boot 
-Spec: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/580336/ 
- Weekly Progress: No update this week. Pending on Lee Yarwood proposal after PTG discussion. 

3. Support delete_on_termination in volume attach api 
-Spec: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/612949/ 
- Weekly Progress: No updates this week. matt recommend to merging this with 580336 which is pending on Lee Yarwood proposal. 

Previously approved Spec needs to be re-proposed for Train: 
1. Servers Ips non-unique network names : 
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/servers-ips-non-unique-network-names 
- https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/servers-ips-non-unique-network-names+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- I remember I planned this to re-propose but could not get time. If anyone would like to help on this please repropose. otherwise I will start this in U cycle. 

2. Volume multiattach enhancements: 
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/volume-multiattach-enhancements 
- https://review.openstack.org/#/q/topic:bp/volume-multiattach-enhancements+(status:open+OR+status:merged) 
- This also need volutneer - http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-June/007411.html 

1. Add API ref guideline for body text 
- 2 api-ref are left to fix. 

No progress report in this week. 

NOTE- There might be some bug which is not tagged as 'api' or 'api-ref', those are not in the above list. Tag such bugs so that we can keep our eyes. 

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