[Openstack] [openstack][nova][glance] Avoid Image Copying

Caitlin Bestler caitlin.bestler at nexenta.com
Wed Oct 16 16:37:47 UTC 2013

On 10/16/2013 2:58 AM, Srujana C P wrote:
> Hi,
> We have a requirement wherein we will clone an image and register the
> cloned image into glance from file location using x-image-meta-location.
> However, file location option has been removed for security reasons.
> So, We are planning to include two parameters in glance.conf , which
> enables file access according to configurable parameter and allow access
> to specific directories.

Why isn't the ability to clone cinder volumes an adequate solution for 
this? That capability already exists.

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