[ops] Running VMware atop of OpenStack (eg: esxi)

Paul Belanger pabelanger at redhat.com
Fri Nov 22 17:35:42 UTC 2019

On Fri, Nov 22, 2019 at 12:21:08PM -0500, Paul Belanger wrote:
> Greetings,
> I wanted to ask if anybody in the community is running VMware a top of
> OpenStack in any capacity?  In Ansible we are doing a POC as part of our
> testing platform and running into some common ops issue. For example,
> what do people usually do for things like using config-drive? Is there
> any specific tooling you us to customize esxi images to run atop
> OpenStack.
> Bascially, looking for humans to bounce questions off and see who else
> is doing it.
To avoid confusion, in this context it would be booting esxi a top of
kvm (via openstack) not running esxi as its own hypervisor alongside


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