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Adding compute node to an existing openstack environment

asked 2018-01-09 22:50:08 -0600

jcorkey gravatar image

I deployed Openstack using kolla and kolla-ansible 5.0.0. I deployed on one control node and one compute node. I would now like to add a second compute node. How do I add a second compute node to this already existing environment?

Do I add it the same way I added my first compute node by simply adding it to the multimode inventory file like below


and then run the kolla-anisble command with the reconfigure option like below

kolla-ansible -i multimode reconfigure

Is this all I need to do assuming I have already configured the second compute node to have docker running with all the required images openstack will use?

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answered 2018-01-10 01:32:31 -0600

Hi, to add new hosts/services should use deploy action.

kolla-ansible -i multimode deploy --tags nova --limit <host>


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Ok. But before I run this do I still need to run kolla-ansible -I multinode pull So the new compute node will get all the container images put on it?

jcorkey gravatar imagejcorkey ( 2018-01-10 09:37:32 -0600 )edit

Not necessary, doing pull before deploy will make deploy faster. If not, deploy will pull as part of container creation.

Eduardo Gonzalez gravatar imageEduardo Gonzalez ( 2018-01-10 10:14:40 -0600 )edit

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