[neutron] Re: Issue creating octavia loadbalancer

Michael Johnson johnsomor at gmail.com
Sat May 21 18:37:11 UTC 2022

Hi Russell,

The error from Octavia is saying that the "port_security" extension is
not enabled in neutron. This is required to allow Octavia to manage
security groups and create a secondary IP for the VIP.

You can confirm that your neutron is missing the extension by running
this command:
openstack extension list --network|grep port-security

The configuration setting is documented here:

There is an example configuration file from the neutron test jobs here:


On Sat, May 21, 2022 at 1:57 AM Russell Stather
<Russell.Stather at ignitiongroup.co.za> wrote:
> Hi
> Trying to create a load balancer. Get the following error.
> igadmin at ig-umh-maas:~$ openstack loadbalancer create -f value -c vip_port_id --name lb1 --vip-subnet-id 66690e99-44b2-4233-8f16-d539c8a05090
> Provider 'amphora' reports error: Port security must be enabled on the VIP network. (HTTP 500) (Request-ID: req-642a4b4d-0d45-4a08-ba47-d4232a350703)
> igadmin at ig-umh-maas:~$ !1067
> openstack network set --enable-port-security int_net
> BadRequestException: 400: Client Error for url:, Unrecognized attribute(s) 'port_security_enabled'
> Anyone come across this issue?
> Thanks
> Russell

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