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How to attach Windows volumes to OpenStack nova?

asked 2013-06-05 06:31:51 -0500

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updated 2013-09-24 18:08:06 -0500

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Does anybody has experience with attaching volume to Windows2012 in OpenStack (Grizzly)? I am trying to connect as device /dev/vdc, but everytime the running Win instance is hard rebooted. How to connect volume without reboot?

We have deployed openstack in two nodes: CP-node, ctl-node (with networking). Operating systems is Ubuntu 12.04, in both machines.


log from compute:

dump instance:

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Please provide more information about your environment, e.g. hypervisor, running services, list of commands executed, and possibly even logs. That helps us to give you a more detailed answer.

armando-migliaccio gravatar imagearmando-migliaccio ( 2013-06-05 11:44:28 -0500 )edit


i work in the same team as Jakub. We have deployed openstack in two nodes.(CP-node, ctl-node (with networking). Operating systems is Ubuntu 12.04, in both machines.

czhujer gravatar imageczhujer ( 2013-06-07 06:45:21 -0500 )edit

Here is detailed info:


czhujer gravatar imageczhujer ( 2013-06-07 06:46:29 -0500 )edit

log from compute:

dump instance

czhujer gravatar imageczhujer ( 2013-06-07 06:47:57 -0500 )edit

Yes, I used this suggestions and install cloud-init:

Jakub gravatar imageJakub ( 2013-07-01 02:32:37 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-07-01 00:48:12 -0500

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How did you prepare your image? Did you follow the suggestions at ?

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