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How to use SOFT DELETE (deferred delete)

asked 2013-10-31 10:56:37 -0500

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Nova client provides an option to restore (nova restore) an instance that is in soft delete state.

However, I couldn't find a way to put the instance into that state - my instances are immediately deleted.

How to set this up?

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answered 2013-10-31 11:18:16 -0500

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updated 2015-08-22 18:55:42 -0500

I just found an answer for this:

Set (time in seconds):


in /etc/nova/nova.conf on the controller and compute nodes and restart nova-api / nova-compute.

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