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VMware hypervisor with no cluster

asked 2014-09-18 09:07:46 -0600

michel gravatar image

I'm using the latest version of DevStack (I checked out commit 4c8af9) and I want to connect it to our VMware VSphere host. Our host has no cluster, so I left the configuration in my local.conf empty:

VMWAREAPI_IP=<our_ip_address>
VMWAREAPI_USER=<our_username>
VMWAREAPI_PASSWORD=<our_password>
VMWAREAPI_DATASTORE_REGEX=<our_datastore>
VMWAREAPI_CLUSTER=

Unfortunately, nova fails with the following error:

Error: Service n-cpu is not running

When I look into the n-cpu logs it says

2014-09-18 16:03:10.829 19857 TRACE nova   File "/opt/stack/nova/nova/virt/vmwareapi/vm_util.py", line 1183, in get_all_cluster_refs_by_name
2014-09-18 16:03:10.829 19857 TRACE nova     path_list = [path.strip() for path in path_list]
2014-09-18 16:03:10.829 19857 TRACE nova TypeError: 'NoneType' object is not iterable

Is there any way to configure the VMware hypervisor to not use a cluster?

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answered 2014-09-20 13:55:11 -0600

ericwb gravatar image

Correct, you need to have a cluster using the vsphere nova driver. The only way to use OpenStack without a cluster is the ESXi nova driver which is deprecated and removed in Juno.

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