[Openstack] Deleting instance in error state does not free resources

Jens Rosenboom j.rosenboom at x-ion.de
Thu Mar 9 06:00:22 UTC 2017

2017-03-08 17:57 GMT+01:00 Georgios Dimitrakakis <giorgis at acmac.uoc.gr>:
> Hi all!
> I am setting up an Ocata installation from scratch and my problem is when
> some instances come up in ERROR state (for various reasons).
> Since they are not usable when they are deleted they still continue to
> consume resources (VCPUs, Number of Instances, RAM etc). This obviously
> affects the availability to new VMs.
> The only way is to clean them up using the "nova-manage project
> quota_usage_refresh"
> What could be wrong? Han anyone else encountered this?

This is a known issue, see
https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1670627 for more information.

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