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Can't force delete an instance

asked 2017-07-13 13:43:28 -0600

nebukazar gravatar image


We are currently running a Packstack Ocata infrastructure. We do have 3 nodes running on Win2016 datacenter. We're currently using cloudbase's nova, neutron, ceilometer drivers on these nodes.

So far, the deployment is working well. Instance deletion is working fine as well, except for one instance where the image is no longer available / deleted. Therefore, doing a "nova delete" or even a "nova force delete" won't work. The instance stalls in a deletion process; even if we reset the state of the instance to active and try to re-delete/force delete the instance.

Would there be a way to remove the instance ? We've seen some solutions that requires to update some entries in the mysql nova db; but these date back from older version. We wouldn't want to have DB discrepancies.

Your help would be greatly appreciated.


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Bump, anyone ?

nebukazar gravatar imagenebukazar ( 2017-09-11 14:49:07 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-07-13 23:40:28 -0600

Elangovan Anganann gravatar image

You can delete the VM from compute node using virsh and update Nova tables in mysql.

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I'm using hyperv for the compute nodes. As for deleting the entries in the mysql db; what would be the exact entries ? I don't want to create any discrepancies as said previously. Thanks!

nebukazar gravatar imagenebukazar ( 2017-07-14 07:23:56 -0600 )edit

answered 2017-08-08 13:54:52 -0600

nebukazar gravatar image

Bump! I would really need some guidance on this one, any help would be appreciated!

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Bump anyone ?

nebukazar gravatar imagenebukazar ( 2017-08-31 11:03:26 -0600 )edit

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