[Openstack-operators] [openstack-dev] [neutron] - deprecation of max_fixed_ips_per_port

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Sun Oct 4 15:27:34 UTC 2015

On 10/04/2015 06:27 AM, Russell Bryant wrote:
> On 10/02/2015 07:25 PM, Kevin Benton wrote:
>> Hi,
>> There is an option in Neutron called max_fixed_ips_per_port that limits
>> the number of IP addresses that can be assigned to each port. It doesn't
>> appear to have a clear use case since we prevent users from setting IPs
>> on ports attached to networks they don't own (shared networks). I have
>> filed a bug[1] to deprecate it for removal in N.
>> If you have a use case for max_fixed_ips_per_port that I am missing,
>> please provide feedback on the bug report.
>> 1. https://bugs.launchpad.net/neutron/+bug/1502356
> +1
> Another problem I see with this is that it doesn't seem to be
> discoverable by a user.  I think resource limits should be discoverable
> in the API (like quotas are).

ALL deployer config choices that have a user-visible effect on cloud 
behavior should be discoverable by the user.

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