On Mon, 2017-09-04 at 11:51 +0000, Gary Kotton wrote: > On 9/4/17, 11:18 AM, "Stephen Finucane" <sfinu...@redhat.com> wrote: > > Nova has a feature whereby it will provide instance host names that cloud- > > init can extract and use inside the guest, i.e. this won't happen without > > cloud-init. These host names are fully qualified domain names (FQDNs) based > > upon the instance name and local domain name. However, as noted in bug > > #1698010 , the domain name part of this is based up nova's 'dhcp_domain' > > option, which is a nova- network option that has been deprecated . > > > > I've started work on a fix  that will allow us to retrieve this > > information from neutron instead, uncoupling us from this legacy option. > > However, some commentators have pointed out that this may not necessarily > > be what we want to do: a FQDN is a hostname and domain name, and using one > > as a hostname may not be that clever nor correct. > > > > My networking fu isn't strong enough to deliver a verdict so I'm hoping > > someone else can make my mind up for me: do we want to migrate this feature > > to neutron, or do we want to stop using FQDN and just use instance names? > > Hi, > > Your patch https://review.openstack.org/#/c/48 0616/ requires that neutron > expose the ‘DNS Integration’ extension be support by neutron and the relevant > networking plugin. If it does not then will be a regression and things will > not work. > > In addition to this that is per network and not global so there will also be > a regression for running instances if nova is updated.
OK, so ultimately this isn't something we can rely on from neutron? Does that mean we should abandon the idea of providing FQDN when using neutron? Mores to the original point, is there any reason we would want to/should use FQDN? Stephen > >  https://bugs.launchpad.net/nova/+bug/1698010 > >  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/395683/ > >  https://review.openstack.org/#/c/480616/ __________________________________________________________________________ OpenStack Development Mailing List (not for usage questions) Unsubscribe: openstack-dev-requ...@lists.openstack.org?subject:unsubscribe http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev