nova Permission denied instances on NFS

asked 2018-04-10 16:29:23 -0500

opensunny gravatar image

My environment is on OpenStack Kilo and nova is configured to work with NFS.

  • Shown here is the just the error message:

2018-04-10 13:16:31.208 10098 ERROR nova.compute.manager [req-4e40c7aa-5322-4d5a-9878-dd5f1a0ca40e eb045f512b3541d099fd01e82e0699f3 79de04fee65d4ba8ad61a52429084180 - - -] [instance: 149c95ed-667c-4875-9aa9-9d9abeb196af] Instance failed to spawn 2018-04-10 13:16:31.208 10098 TRACE nova.compute.manager [instance: 149c95ed-667c-4875-9aa9-9d9abeb196af] OSError: [Errno 13] *Permission denied: '/var/lib/nova/instances/149c95ed-667c-4875-9aa9-9d9abeb196af'*

Steps followed to configure NFS: (

--Thanks, Sunil

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Looks like you should investigate the permissions on the NFS filesystem. In particular, does the nova user have write permission. This includes file/directory permissions, export options and things like SELinux if applicable.

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2018-04-10 17:55:17 -0500 )edit