>There seemed to be two ways to create a VM via cli: > >1) use neutron command to create a port first and then use nova command to >attach the vm to that port(neutron port-create.. >followed by nova boot --nic >port-id=) >2)Just use nova command and a port will implicitly be created for you(nova >boot --nic net-id=net-uuid). > >My question is : is #2 sufficient enough to cover all the scenarios? In other >words, if we are not allowed to use #1(can only use >#2 to create vm), would >we miss anything?
You wouldn't be able to set the vnic_type of the port. Setting vnic_type=direct is required to boot vm's with SRIOV ports. Regards Przemek __________________________________________________________________________ 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