[Openstack] installation of Gnocchi on Queens

Mehdi Abaakouk sileht at sileht.net
Fri Aug 31 14:57:39 UTC 2018

On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 03:54:50PM +0100, Terry Lundin wrote:
>On 31/08/18 15:42, Mehdi Abaakouk wrote:
>>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:
>Yes, hitting that one. I understand it's an issue with gnocchi-api 
>requiring python-3 while openstack queens is running on python-2. What 
>is the work-around? 

According the bug tracker a new package update will come soon in
queens-proposed. So just waiting

> Install gnocchi/gnocchi api on a separate apache server outside openstack?

That's could work.

Mehdi Abaakouk
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