Category Archives: openstack

The infamous checksum bug

Another networking issue with an instance. Occasionally, a precise instance would come up but the networking wasn’t working, it wouldn’t get an IP address. Interestingly, this only seemed to happen when it was running on the head node. (Yes, we … Continue reading

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Writing a cinder_manage Ansible module

I was working on a cinder_manage module for Ansible┬áto invoke the equivalent of “cinder-manage db sync” inside of Python code. This is used to initialize the OpenStack Block Storage database. I had already written one for glance-manage and keystone-manage, but … Continue reading

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