[nova] API updates week 20-5

Ghanshyam Mann gmann at ghanshyammann.com
Thu Jan 30 13:32:12 UTC 2020

Hello Everyone,

Please find the Nova API updates of this week. Please add if I missed any BPs/API related work.

API Related BP :

1. Add image-precache-support spec:
- https://blueprints.launchpad.net/nova/+spec/image-precache-support

Code Ready for Review:
1. Nova API policy improvement
- Topic: https://review.opendev.org/#/q/topic:bp/policy-defaults-refresh+(status:open+OR+status:merged)
- Weekly Progress: First set is merged and 4 APIs policy are ready to review. I will push more changes in this week.
- Review guide over ML - http://lists.openstack.org/pipermail/openstack-discuss/2019-August/008504.html

Specs are merged and code in-progress:
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1. Non-Admin user can filter their instance by availability zone:
- Topic: https://review.opendev.org/#/q/topic:bp/non-admin-filter-instance-by-az+(status:open+OR+status:merged)
- Weekly Progress: Spec is just merged. 

2. Boot from volume instance rescue
- Topic: https://review.opendev.org/#/q/topic:bp/virt-bfv-instance-rescue+(status:open+OR+status:merged)
- Weekly Progress: Code is in progress. WIP as of now.

Spec Ready for Review or Action from Author:
1. Support specifying vnic_type to boot a server
-Spec: https://review.opendev.org/#/c/672400/
- Weekly Progress: As discussed in spec, this is something can be done via heat or other automation instead of doing it in nova. 

2. Add action event fault details
-Spec: https://review.opendev.org/#/c/699669/
- Weekly Progress: This seems good to go, it has two +2.

3. Allow specify user to reset password
-Spec: https://review.opendev.org/#/c/682302/5
- Weekly Progress: One +2 on this but other are disagree on this idea. More discussion on review.

4. Support re-configure deleted_on_termination in server
-Spec: https://review.openstack.org/#/c/580336/
- Weekly Progress: This is old spec and there is no consensus on this till now.

1. None

I will track the bug data from next report.

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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