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From Simon Weller <swel...@ena.com.INVALID>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Config Drive: Using the OpenStack format?
Date Sat, 20 May 2017 18:54:46 GMT
Yes, I don't see any point in reinventing the wheel.

Simon Weller/615-312-6068

-----Original Message-----
From: Wido den Hollander [wido@widodh.nl]
Received: Saturday, 20 May 2017, 8:45AM
To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org [dev@cloudstack.apache.org]
Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Config Drive: Using the OpenStack format?

Just to check all the +1's, they are about using the OpenStack format. Right?

Config Drive will be there no matter what.

Wido

> Op 19 mei 2017 om 19:45 heeft Kris Sterckx <kris.sterckx@nuagenetworks.net> het
volgende geschreven:
>
> FYI
>
> Slides are here :
> https://www.slideshare.net/2000monkeys/apache-cloudstack-collab-miami-user-data-alternatives-to-the-vr
>
> Thanks
>
> - Kris
>
>> On 19 May 2017 at 12:58, Wei ZHOU <ustcweizhou@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> gooood idea
>>
>> 2017-05-19 15:33 GMT+02:00 Marc-Aurèle Brothier <marco@exoscale.ch>:
>>
>>> Hi Widoo,
>>>
>>> That sounds like a pretty good idea in my opinion. +1 for adding it
>>>
>>> Marco
>>>
>>>
>>>> On 19 May 2017, at 15:15, Wido den Hollander <wido@widodh.nl> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi,
>>>>
>>>> Yesterday at ApacheCon Kris from Nuage networks gave a great
>>> presentation about alternatives for userdata from the VR: Config Drive
>>>>
>>>> In short, a CD-ROM/ISO attached to the Instance containing the
>>> meta/userdata instead of having the VR serve it.
>>>>
>>>> The outstanding PR [0] uses it's own format on the ISO while cloud-init
>>> already has support for config drive [1].
>>>>
>>>> This format uses 'openstack' in the name, but it seems to be in
>>> cloud-init natively and well supported.
>>>>
>>>> I started the discussion yesterday during the talk and thought to take
>>> it to the list.
>>>>
>>>> My opinion is that we should use the OpenStack format for the config
>>> drive:
>>>>
>>>> - It's already in cloud-init
>>>> - Easier to templates to be used on CloudStack
>>>> - Easier adoption
>>>>
>>>> We can always write a file like "GENERATED_BY_APACHE_CLOUDSTACK" or
>>> something on the ISO.
>>>>
>>>> We can also symlink the 'openstack' directory to a directory called
>>> 'cloudstack' on the ISO.
>>>>
>>>> Does anybody else have a opinion on this one?
>>>>
>>>> Wido
>>>>
>>>> [0]: https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/2097
>>>> [1]: http://cloudinit.readthedocs.io/en/latest/topics/
>>> datasources/configdrive.html#version-2
>>>
>>>
>>

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