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best way to clone the vm in openstack

asked 2020-02-28 06:04:21 -0500

opensourceengineer gravatar image

i was planning for the clone of the vm so i wanted to take the vm snapshot. when i am trying to take the snapshot of the running vm in rocky release it get stuck with the error "image pending upload".

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Take a look into the logs (glance, nova, maybe cinder), they usually reveal the root cause. Could be due to not enough space depending on your backend. If you provide more information about your setup and maybe some logs somebody probably would be able to help.

eblock gravatar imageeblock ( 2020-02-28 07:09:15 -0500 )edit

My guess is that your image service is misconfigured, or perhaps there is not enough space on the Glance backend. Can you upload images of similar sizes? Are there messages in the Nova and Glance log files?

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2020-02-28 07:11:40 -0500 )edit

eblock is my twin brother.

Bernd Bausch gravatar imageBernd Bausch ( 2020-02-28 07:12:31 -0500 )edit

Thanks, Bernd ;-)

eblock gravatar imageeblock ( 2020-02-28 07:19:55 -0500 )edit

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answered 2020-02-28 07:20:10 -0500

opensourceengineer gravatar image

thanks for the reply but what is the best way for cloning the vm in openstack

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Snapshots are probably the best way. Of course it depends on your actual setup. If you use ephemeral disks a snapshot is fine, if you use cinder you could also take a volume snapshot and create a new volume from that. It also depends on your goal is, e.g. importing that vm into a different cloud.

eblock gravatar imageeblock ( 2020-02-28 07:36:40 -0500 )edit

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