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From Marcus <shadow...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [jira] [Commented] (CLOUDSTACK-9813) Use configdrive for userdata, metadata & password
Date Wed, 12 Jul 2017 21:41:52 GMT
We've also seen in the past initiatives like object store and 'secondary
storage free' zones. We may not want to cement the idea that we have
secondary storage as a mountable filesystem that is highly available.

On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 5:40 PM Marcus <shadowsor@gmail.com> wrote:

> Can we not rely on secondary storage for config drive? I'd much rather see
> it generated dynamically into a temp space during VM start, or (less
> desirable) even during VM create on primary storage (perhaps in a
> configdrive) directory where the root disk resides.  It just seems like a
> bad idea to rely on mounting and availability of secondary storage (which
> by design is supposed to be out of band from running VMs) to have a healthy
> VM. People put a lot of work into their primary storage for VM
> availability, not as much for secondary storage.
>
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 5:01 PM ilya musayev (JIRA) <jira@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
>>
>>     [
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-9813?page=com.atlassian.jira.plugin.system.issuetabpanels:comment-tabpanel&focusedCommentId=16084678#comment-16084678
>> ]
>>
>> ilya musayev commented on CLOUDSTACK-9813:
>> ------------------------------------------
>>
>> Hey [~KrisSterckx] [~waegemae]
>>
>> The idea of storing config drive on secondary store - is actually bad and
>> wont be approved by Information Security teams.
>>
>> Regards,
>> ilya
>>
>> > Use configdrive for userdata, metadata & password
>> > --------------------------------------------------
>> >
>> >                 Key: CLOUDSTACK-9813
>> >                 URL:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-9813
>> >             Project: CloudStack
>> >          Issue Type: New Feature
>> >      Security Level: Public(Anyone can view this level - this is the
>> default.)
>> >          Components: KVM, Network Controller, Secondary Storage,
>> SystemVM, VMware
>> >    Affects Versions: Future
>> >            Reporter: Eric Waegeman
>> >            Assignee: Kris Sterckx
>> >
>> > To avoid the use of an extra VM for the virtual router we implement
>> configdrive for userdata, metadata & password.
>> > The configdrive ISO is created on the secondary store and the KVM &
>> VMware plugins are adapted to accept the configdrive ISO as second cdrom.
>> > Is applicable for isolated, VPC and shared networks.
>>
>>
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