[Openstack-operators] [nova] can we deprecate the xvp console?

Bob Ball bob.ball at citrix.com
Thu Nov 5 17:04:19 UTC 2015

> I noticed today that nova.console.xvp hits the database directly for
> console pools. We should convert this to objects so that the console
> service does not have direct access to the database (this is the only
> console I see that hits the database directly). However, rather than go
> through the work of create an object for ConsolePools, if no one is
> using xvp consoles in nova then we could deprecate it.

I believe that deprecating the XVP consoles would be the better move; XVP has not been maintained for 2 years (https://github.com/xvpsource/xvp/) and standard XenServer OpenStack installations do not use the XVP console.


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