Does nova have any limitation for deleting instance?

asked 2013-07-19 16:59:55 -0600

zhikun gravatar image

I'm trying to delete instance when snapshot an image from it. The result is that instance is deleted and snapshot image is always in 'SAVING' status. Is it a bug? If not, how to avoid this problem? Does nova have policy to limit delete instance operation?


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answered 2013-07-23 04:25:56 -0600

zhikun gravatar image

Got the answer. instance deleting should be always allowed regarding the state of the VM(including snapshot). This is work as designed.

Relative Bug: (

Now, community have a separate Blue Print for this generic issue("image error state management"). (

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