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packstack installation ends up with neutron agent intermittently on and off. [closed]

asked 2014-04-30 05:04:20 -0600

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Hi, I'm installing OpenStack Icehouse with packstack to CentOS 6.5 or 6.4 (all-in-one)

Installing itself finishes with no error, but neuron-server intermittently fails to connect with neutron agents.
I checked with "neutron agent-list" and I found that neutron agents becomes online around 4-5 seconds every about 30 seconds, and becomes offline again.

There's no error in neutron log, neutron agents logs or rabbitmq log. Does anyone experiencing similar problem?

Thank you.

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by t.goto
close date 2014-05-25 20:22:34.733296



Can you paste the neutron.conf on all nodes? Specifically looking for agent_down_time on the controller node, and report_interval on the compute nodes. Just a hunch: But you might want to increase the agent_down_time and/or decrease the agent report_interval.

Assaf Muller gravatar imageAssaf Muller ( 2014-05-01 02:56:46 -0600 )edit

Same issue after AIO IceHouse setup on F20. Failure to launch instance due to the virtual interface creation failure

dbaxps gravatar imagedbaxps ( 2014-05-01 06:10:07 -0600 )edit

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answered 2014-05-01 06:16:47 -0600

updated 2014-05-01 06:17:05 -0600

We're fixing this up now. As a workaround please add this to nova.conf on the compute node:

 vif_plugging_is_fatal: false
 vif_plugging_timeout value: 0

p.s. This workaround is listed on the RDO icehouse quick start guide

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packstack-2014.1...1055 and openstack-puppet-modules-2014.1-9 now in the RDO repos should address this issue

pixelbeat gravatar imagepixelbeat ( 2014-05-01 07:05:37 -0600 )edit

I've updated nova.conf & restarted AIO IceHouse VM.
openstack-status is fine
ip netns list & neutron net-list& neutron router-list matches fine
& neutron agent-list is fine
Attempt to launch Cirros guest takes a while and gives same results. No luck

dbaxps gravatar imagedbaxps ( 2014-05-01 08:21:21 -0600 )edit

you could try to edit the config, that the updated puppet modules are now actually doing. I.E. add the following in /etc/neutron/neutron.conf

nova_url = http://<IP>:8774/v2
nova_admin_username = admin
nova_admin_tenant_id = <admin tenant id>
nova_admin_password = <admin password>
nova_admin_auth_url = http://<IP>:5000/v2.0/
pixelbeat gravatar imagepixelbeat ( 2014-05-01 09:15:37 -0600 )edit

The last update to neutron.conf fixed problem. Thank you very much.

dbaxps gravatar imagedbaxps ( 2014-05-01 10:08:26 -0600 )edit

answered 2014-05-01 05:02:04 -0600

t.goto gravatar image

Thanks for info, Mr.Muller.

Looks like you hit the gold :) Below were the original intervals from neutron.conf

agent_down_time = 9

I changed those options to default, and neutron agents looks online again.

agent_down_time = 75

Still, I cannot create instances due to the virtual interface creation failure, but I guess it is separate issue. One step forward, thank you!

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