'bin' folder missing in nova hyper v configuration [closed]

asked 2014-01-13 06:45:23 -0500

anonymous user


updated 2014-01-22 15:12:57 -0500

Evgeny gravatar image

Hi ,

We are trying to setup compute Hyper V node .We are running into a issue where ' bin' folder is missing from under 'Nova' .The description is as below :

  1. we started with the steps given in doc @ -http://docs.openstack.org/grizzly/openstack-compute/admin/content//hyper-v-virtualization-platform.html#running_compute-with-hyper-vhttp://blog.wesupportit.in/2012/11/hyper-v-as-compute-node-in-openstack.html.
  2. we executed steps successfully till " Installing nova-compute" section.
  3. After step 2 , we downloaded the 'git' installer and cloned nova using - C:\git.exe clone https://github.com/openstack/nova.git
  4. Nova.git was cloned successfully .
  5. we found out that 'bin' folder was missing under 'nova' @ location - c:\nova\

We are not sure why 'bin' is missing from nova , is it something related to cloning nova as mentioned in step 3 ?

We also tried the same with already available exe from -http://www.cloudbase.it/installing-openstack-nova-compute-on-hyper-v but we found that it has a known limitation for 'gre' type of network .Hence we could not proceed with this as well . Is there any other exe or similar configuration file available for 'gre' type of network ?

Any help will be much appreciated.

Note : we are trying this for Havana release.

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answered 2014-01-13 07:23:32 -0500

alexpilotti gravatar image

updated 2014-01-13 07:23:49 -0500

I suggest to install Nova on Hyper-V using http://www.cloudbase.it/openstack/openstack-compute-installer/

The GRE limitation is not in the installer, it's in the current Hyper-V support. We're close to release an OpenVSwitch port to Windows that will add support for GRE and VXLAN tunnels, but for the moment, interoperability is limited to VLANs.

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answered 2014-01-15 10:05:47 -0500

saurabh0285 gravatar image

Thanks Alexpilotti for the response . Do you have any idea how can Hyper V be leveraged for Network Virtualization for Generic Routing Encapsulation(GRE) ? We are actually interested in segregating the VMs in different tenant networks. Thanks in advance.

Cheers, Saurabh

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Hyper-V does not support GRE natively. It supports a tunneling protocol called NVGRE, l not supported yet in OpenStack. The upcoming OpenVSwitch porting is the only way to have GRE on HyperV.

alexpilotti gravatar imagealexpilotti ( 2014-01-16 11:17:22 -0500 )edit

Thnaks Alexpilotti

saurabh0285 gravatar imagesaurabh0285 ( 2014-01-20 00:22:03 -0500 )edit

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