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From Ahmad Emneina <>
Subject Re: Removing a Zone
Date Thu, 05 Jul 2012 00:29:52 GMT
On 7/4/12 12:14 AM, "Geoff Higginbottom"
<> wrote:

>Ensure all System VMs and Virtual Routers have been destroyed so they
>release their IPs.  When deleting a Zone, I always put all Primary
>Storage and Hosts into Maintenance, then destroy all VMs, but I find
>sometimes you have repeat the destroy process as the System VMs get
>recreated  even when everything is in maintenence mode.

Disabling the zone will stop the system vm's from spawning. No need to
push storage and hosts into maintenance.

>On 4 Jul 2012, at 05:49, "Sailaja Mada" <> wrote:
>Can you check the records of vm_instance table with query :>  select
>id,name,instance_name,private_ip_address,pod_id from cloud.vm_instance;
>This table gives the information about private_ip_address usage within
>the POD . POD deletion will fail If there are any system VM entries with
>the state of expunging .
>Thanks and Regards,
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Caleb Call []
>Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2012 9:17 AM
>Subject: Re: Removing a Zone
>On Jul 3, 2012, at 3:20 PM, Caleb Call wrote:
>> On Jul 3, 2012, at 3:10 PM, Ahmad Emneina wrote:
>>> On 7/3/12 1:50 PM, "Caleb Call" <> wrote:
>>>> We're setting up a cloudstack install and one of our guys setup the
>>>> first zone as a basic zone.  We need the vlan support the advanced
>>>> provides so we're trying so remove the basic zone and recreate an
>>>>advanced one.
>>>> However, ever after removing system VMs, we are not able to remove
>>>> the pod.  We get an error that says "There are private IP addresses
>>>> allocated for this pod".  This isn't the case though (atleast not
>>>>that we can see).
>>>> Is there anyway to see where the IPs are supposedly being used,
>>>> and/or forcibly remove this pod or zone?
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Caleb
>>> What you might want to do is disable the zone and set the various
>>> process intervals for cleanup (found in the global settings section)
>>> to run more often. The params you will want to change are the
>>> - expunge.interval
>>> - expunge.delay
>>> - network.gc.interval
>>> - network.gc.wait
>>> These will require a service restart. I believe you have vm's that
>>> have yet to be expunged. This will speed up the process.
>>> --
>>> Æ
>> Excellent, We'll give that a shot and see if that clears them up (I'm
>> assuming it will).  Thanks
>> Thanks,
>> Caleb
>We applied these changes and we still get the same error.  We changed
>everything down to 1 sec and still no luck.  We tried restarting the
>service, nothing, we even rebooted the server with no luck.  The odd
>thing is the only VMs even built were the system VMs, we haven't even
>attempted to build or spin-up any instances ourselves.  Like I said,
>we're still trying to get the networking piece configured properly.  Are
>there any other suggestions on what we could try?  It wouldn't be a big
>deal to just rebuild the management server but I'd like to figure this
>out for when it's a prod machine and I have something like this crop up.
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