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horizon ui plugins for manila and magnum [closed]

asked 2016-08-22 09:55:07 -0500

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I need to install Openstack Horizon plugins for Magnum and Manila. Magnum-ui is not available on Launchpad; Manila-ui is available but package is broken and patch fix is available in source (version 2.1.0-2). Both project websites give instructions for setting up Openstack virtual development environments, cloning GIT, and building components from source, which I have done. However, I am unclear on how to deploy these projects into my existing Openstack Mitaka environment once I have built them. Can someone please clarify what my options are for getting these plugins to work?

So, to clarify my question:

I following instructions for building magnum-ui component for Openstack Horizon here:

My question is, do I then perform: 1. ~/magnum-ui$ sudo cp -R magnum-ui /usr/share/openstack-dashboard/openstack_dashboard/dashboards

  1. ~/magnum-ui$ sudo ln -s /usr/share/openstack-dashboard/openstack_dashboard/dashboards/magnum-ui/magnum_ui/static/dashboard /usr/share/openstack-dashboard/static/magnum-ui

  2. ~/magnum-ui/magnum-ui/magnum_ui/enabled$ sudo cp *.py /usr/share/openstack-dashboard/openstack_dashboard/enabled/

  3. sudo service apache2 restart sudo service memcached restart

NOTE: this procedure does not work, apache gives an error, so there must be missing steps. I cannot FIND ANY GUIDANCE for how to integrate these Openstack Horizon dashboards into my running deployment.

Thank you!

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answered 2016-09-28 10:21:52 -0500

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UPDATE 09.28.16: RESOLVED. The answer is here in Horizon developer docs on how to install your plugin: (

In Ubuntu, the steps required to install Horizon plug-ins are: 1. Rename old plugin if it exists in /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/<manila_ui for="" example=""> 2. git clone download the new version, then copy the inner source directory, such as manila-ui/manila_ui to /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/ 3. Then from inside the source directory, put the enabled/enabler files into place: cp /usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/manila_ui/enabled/*.py to /usr/share/openstack-dashboard/openstack_dashboard/enabled 4. restart apache2

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