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Heat ERROR: The template section is invalid: vm_name

asked 2016-01-25 10:43:15 -0500

Awais gravatar image

I am trying to create a stack using Heat template by using the following command:

heat stack-create vm --template-file=vm_instances.template --parameters="public_network=<management-network-id/name>;net_name=vm1-net;subnet_name=vm1-net;VM1_name=vre1;VM2_name=vre2;v_port0=<name/netid>;vport1=<name/netid of second interface>;v_port2==<name/net of third interface>"

Any help related to this is appreciated. One more thing if I comment out the section vm_name in the heat template the error repeats itself by going to any other parameter for instance, xyz template section is invalid. similarly commenting out that will lead to another section popping up with the same error.

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Could you provide the template and the exact output?

Julen Larrucea gravatar imageJulen Larrucea ( 2016-01-25 17:22:33 -0500 )edit

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answered 2016-02-01 10:41:56 -0500

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The problem is in your template, which you haven't provided. The parameters schema is supposed to be within a section called "parameters"; clearly you have them at the top level of your template where the only valid sections are "parameters", "resources", "outputs", &c. The error message means exactly what it says.

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Hey @zaneb, You can have a look at this template here, Thanks a lot for your response, if you need anything else do let me know

Awais gravatar imageAwais ( 2016-02-02 08:41:51 -0500 )edit

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