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asked 2014-02-12 17:37:49 -0500

anonymous user



I've configured my swift-proxies to be used with ceilometer by adding the swift_middleware in my pipeline as described in the doc : in my proxy-server.conf I added the following filter: [filter:ceilometer] use = egg:ceilometer#swift + inserted in my middlewares pipeline

Is there any way to prevent the middleware from trying to read the config file /etc/ceilometer/ceilometer.conf (because of the line ceilometer.prepare_service([]) ,), for example by adding a local config flag in the [filter:ceilometer] section.

This causes several issues :

  1. the swift-proxies run with the swift user. What if swift does not have permission to read in /etc/ceilometer/ (which should be for the ceilometer services, not other processes). A middleware inserted in the process pipeline should take its config from /etc/swift (just like the keystone middleware for example)

  2. because of apparently incompatible config flag values in /etc/ceilometer/ceilometer.conf and /etc/swift/proxy-server.conf things get messed up for logging

The only (not acceptable) solution I found to bypass this is to let the /etc/ceilometer/ceilometer.conf file without any logging option while using a second /etc/ceilometer/ceilometer-service.conf file for the ceilometer services running locally.

Any advice much appreciated

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by koolhead17
close date 2014-02-15 22:54:57.371676

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answered 2014-02-13 14:19:15 -0500

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Hi, Its a known issue, already fixed. will be in the next release.

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answered 2014-02-15 18:12:53 -0500

michael.jonasz gravatar image

updated 2014-02-15 18:14:17 -0500

Thanks for the tips koolhead17

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