[Openstack] installation of Gnocchi on Queens

Mehdi Abaakouk sileht at sileht.net
Fri Aug 31 14:42:38 UTC 2018

On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 01:27:46PM +0100, Terry Lundin wrote:
>We are trying to install ceilometer and gnocchi on Openstack Queens 
>(Ubuntu 16.04) following the official instructions from https://docs.openstack.org/ceilometer/queens/install/install-base-ubuntu.html 
>we end up in serious problems. When we issue the gnocchi install via 
>apt-get, e.g.
>#  apt-get install gnocchi-api gnocchi-metricd python-gnocchiclient
>*it will uninstall the dashboard, keystone and placement api *(it was 
>a nice few hours fixing that).
>A suggestion to solve this was to use the pre-release archive:
>sudo add-apt-repository cloud-archive:queens-proposed
>sudo apt-get update
>This installs gnocchi without removing keystone, but the gnocchi api 
>won't install as a service anymore. It seems like the gnocchi version 
>is not compatible with Queens.

For sure, Gnocchi is Queens compatible for sure. This is an bug of the
Ubuntu Cloud Archive packaging. I  think you hitting this:


>Has anybody else managed to install gnocchi/ceilometer on the 
>Queens/Ubuntu 16.04 combo?

Mehdi Abaakouk
mail: sileht at sileht.net
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