[python-openstackclient] --force bug
smooney at redhat.com
Thu Mar 19 15:50:03 UTC 2020
On Thu, 2020-03-19 at 16:45 +0100, Belmiro Moreira wrote:
> Hi Sean,
> applying quotas using "--force" is used by operators when it's required to
> reduce a quota that's been used by a user.
> Ex: user has 10 instances running in the project but now the operator wants
> to set the quota 5 without asking the user to delete instances.
> I see this as important functionality for operators.
> It's supported by nova client but not by the openstack client. Reducing the
> feature gap between them it will easy operations.
ya that makes sense to me.
> On Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 4:20 PM Sean Mooney <smooney at redhat.com> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2020-03-19 at 16:19 +0530, jayaditya gupta wrote:
> > > Hello all, new contributor/developer here. I have just submitted a bug
> > for
> > > python-openstackclient project :
> > > https://storyboard.openstack.org/#!/story/2007440
> > >
> > > I am not sure how to provide --force option to openstackclient ..
> > >
> > > I am comparing quota.py files in nova-client and in openstackclient.but
> > > can't seem to understand how to provide --force option. Any suggestions?
> > at leas when it comes to some nova action we intentionally do not want to
> > support --force
> > for thing like migration
> > specifcally for live migration we removed --force in microversion 2.68
> > https://docs.openstack.org/nova/latest/reference/api-microversion-history.html#id62
> > so since osc never supported --force we dont want it to be enabled.
> > for "openstack quota set" i dont think we have specifically disucced if we
> > want to support --force
> > before.
> > we deprecated the proxing of quotas via nova in micro-version 2.36
> > https://docs.openstack.org/nova/latest/reference/api-microversion-history.html#microversion
> > 2.39
> > https://docs.openstack.org/nova/latest/reference/api-microversion-history.html#id36
> > 2.50
> > https://docs.openstack.org/nova/latest/reference/api-microversion-history.html#id46
> > 2.57
> > https://docs.openstack.org/nova/latest/reference/api-microversion-history.html#id53
> > also modifed quotas in different ways.
> > non of these microversion remove the force parameter like we did with live
> > migration so it hink it would
> > be valid to add support for --force.
> > however nova and keystone are currently working on removing support for
> > nova based quotas using the unified
> > limits proposal
> > https://specs.openstack.org/openstack/nova-specs/specs/ussuri/approved/unified-limits-nova.html
> > https://specs.openstack.org/openstack/keystone-specs/specs/keystone/ongoing/unified-limits.html
> > so i dont know if we have disucsed how that will impact the openstack
> > clint and if we will deprecate
> > "openstack quota set" and intoduce a "openstack limit set" to interact
> > with the new api or if we will
> > use a microverion but maintain the same cli.
> > i dont know if the unified limits api will support a force paramater. i
> > hope its not nessisary to have a force paramter
> > with the new design so while there is no conflict i am awere of wehre
> > exposing --force might encurage usage that the
> > nova team does not want opertors to do, im not sure it would be consitent
> > with the future direction.
> > so tentative +0.5 from me in terms of closing the gap for older openstack
> > releases
> > but i think it would be good to have the unified limit folks also way in
> > on if it should
> > be added and how that will interact with the current planned changes.
> > >
> > > Best Regards
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