[Openstack-operators] Live migration using block migration fails when images/snapshots are missing from glance. "BUG?"

Jesse Pretorius jesse.pretorius at gmail.com
Fri Feb 14 10:32:58 UTC 2014

On 14 February 2014 10:38, Robert van Leeuwen <
Robert.vanLeeuwen at spilgames.com> wrote:

> I found a work-around by re-uploading the image with the original image-id
> from the hypervisor where the image is still located but it is a pretty
> ugly manual hack.
 Anyone else hit this, and if so, how did you deal with this?

Beside the method you've mentioned above, I've taken a simpler approach
which is to simply rsync the base image from the source to the target via

> I would prefer that Openstack handles this by copying the image between
> the hosts when it is no longer in Glance.

An alternative would be that an image, when 'deleted' by a customer/admin,
doesn't actually get deleted - it is just hidden and no longer available to
be deployed by a user. It should remain in this state until all instances
making use of it are deleted.
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