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does openstack support dynamic flavours?

asked 2015-01-24 07:34:38 -0500

marafa gravatar image

i am thinking a user in horizon would use a slider to select the ram size, number of cpus and disk size in the "launch instance" screen. if yes, how do i set it up to ultimately show up in horizon?

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answered 2015-01-24 15:20:02 -0500

You should be able to add the custom flavor with the nova CLI, and if you need something more specific you can take a peek at this doc. Hope this helps http://docs.openstack.org/admin-guide...

Admin users can use the nova flavor- commands to customize and manage flavors. To see the available flavor-related commands, run:

nova help | grep flavor-
   flavor-access-add   Add flavor access for the given tenant.
    flavor-access-list  Print access information about the given flavor.
    flavor-access-remove
                        Remove flavor access for the given tenant.
    flavor-create       Create a new flavor
    flavor-delete       Delete a specific flavor
    flavor-key          Set or unset extra_spec for a flavor.
    flavor-list         Print a list of available 'flavors' (sizes of
    flavor-show         Show details about the given flavor.
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omar thanks - i have used that page and cli before. i am looking for something the end user can use. like a slider to dynamically set the resource parameters at launch time. something like this: https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Dynam...

would you know if it was released yet?

marafa gravatar imagemarafa ( 2015-01-24 15:42:40 -0500 )edit

It doesn't appear so, I was able to find another blueprint as well for the same type of functionality https://wiki.openstack.org/wiki/Heat/... . It's a really good idea, and I hope it gets implemented. My only suggestion would be to create more flavors for now.

omar-munoz gravatar imageomar-munoz ( 2015-01-24 19:16:30 -0500 )edit

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