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How can I hide an image in glance ? [closed]

asked 2013-11-13 12:41:49 -0500

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We've got old images which are still being used by VMs. The images need to be kept in glance since we may want to checkpoint/live migrate these VMs in future.

However, they continue to appear in Horizon and glance image-list.

Is there a mechanism to mark an image as inactive so no new VMs can be created using it and it will not be shown in horizon/CLI output but that it remains available for migration/checkpoint ?


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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by dheeru
close date 2013-12-18 06:36:18.022557


Hope following ans from laboshinl worked for you. Can we close this request ?

dheeru gravatar imagedheeru ( 2013-12-18 02:28:09 -0500 )edit

yes, close it

tim-bell gravatar imagetim-bell ( 2013-12-18 06:33:19 -0500 )edit

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answered 2013-11-13 14:23:05 -0500

In my opinion deleting from glance will not influence on running VM's.
You could also try to update them with --is-public=False

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