[Openstack] Disable compute node from accepting new VMs?

David Medberry openstack at medberry.net
Tue Aug 2 22:34:15 UTC 2016

nova service-disable $SHORTNAME nova-compute --reason

will prevent new VMs from going on but doesn't do anything with existing.

On Tue, Aug 2, 2016 at 3:01 PM, Ken D'Ambrosio <ken at jots.org> wrote:

> Hi, all.  Trying to figure out how to disable a compute node from getting
> new VMs scheduled for it on my Liberty cloud.  I did see the "nova
> host-update --maintenance" command, but (as noted elsewhere) it seems not
> to work for KVM-based VMs.  Is there a way to accomplish what I'm looking
> to do?  Note that I'm not looking to take the host down, just take it out
> of the pool of compute hosts ready to accept new VMs.
> Thanks!
> -Ken
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