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How do I solve "Error finding address for http://controller:9292/v2/schemas/image: HTTPConnectionPool(host='controller', port=9292): Max retries exceeded with url: /v2/schemas/image " While uploading Glance Image in Openstack

asked 2020-02-16 15:28:11 -0600

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updated 2020-03-03 19:31:21 -0600

Command Executed on Ubuntu 18.04 Terminal:

root@controller:~# openstack image create --container-format bare --disk-format qcow2 --file cirros-0.4.0-x86_64-disk.img cirros-0.4.0-x86_64
Missing value auth-url required for auth plugin password

When I run the tail error log command I get:

root@controller:~# tail -f /var/log/apache2/error.log
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099071 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote]     obj, resp = next(self._self_wrapped)
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099077 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote]   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/glanceclient/v2/", line 183, in list
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099084 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote]     for image, resp in paginate(url, page_size, limit):
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099091 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote]   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/glanceclient/v2/", line 110, in paginate
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099097 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote]     resp, body = self.http_client.get(next_url, headers=req_id_hdr)
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099104 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote]   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/glanceclient/common/", line 286, in get
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099111 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote]     return self._request('GET', url, **kwargs)
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099118 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote]   File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/glanceclient/common/", line 253, in _request
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099124 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote]     raise exc.CommunicationError(message=message)
[Fri Feb 14 05:07:44.099147 2020] [wsgi:error] [pid 3728:tid 140444761962240] [remote] CommunicationError: Error finding address for http://controller:9292/v2/images?limit=1000&sort_key=created_at&sort_dir=desc: HTTPConnectionPool(host='controller', port=9292): Max retries exceeded with url: /v2/images?limit=1000&sort_key=created_at&sort_dir=desc (Caused by NewConnectionError('<urllib3.connection.HTTPConnection object at 0x7fbbbb47c5d0>: Failed to establish a new connection: [Errno 111] Connection refused',))

I have already downloaded a copy on local host and when I run ls command (as user and root) I can see:

stack@controller:~$ ls admin-openrc demo-openrc Documents Music Public Videos cirros-0.4.0-x86_64-disk.img Desktop Downloads Pictures Templates

root@controller:~# ls cirros-0.4.0-x86_64-disk.img

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answered 2020-02-16 17:46:50 -0600

The error message on the command line means that you didn't tell the openstack client how to contact Keystone. There are two ways to do that: With a command line option --os-auth-url, or an environment variable OS_AUTH_URL. See

On your controller, the environment variable can be set by sourcing admin-openrc or demo-openrc.

Furthermore, the error in the Apache log file indicates that your web server is unable to contact Glance. I guess the Glance API process is not running at that very moment.

I also think that the two messages are unrelated. The error log contains a request to list images, not to create an image. Does the timestamp in the Apache log correlate with the image create command above?

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