[Ovirt-devel] Default configuration for a new managed node...

Chris Lalancette clalance at redhat.com
Wed Aug 27 17:35:07 UTC 2008

Darryl L. Pierce wrote:
> In working on the managed node configuration generator, I came across a
> simple case that's going to come up every time.
> Basically, when a new managed node comes up, it's not going to have a
> configuration in the database. As things stand now, in that case the node
> would boot and have no active interfaces on the virtual network. Until/unless
> we introduce the ability to configure in real-time the node's interfaces,
> we'll always have to configure the node and then restart it to bring those
> up.
> So I'm considering having a default interface configuration that gets applied
> whenever a node comes up. It would be defined in a YML file,
> config/default_nic.yml, and would be applied. 
> Either that, or we could have some configurable actions for undefined (in the
> DB) nics such as to turn on DHCP and set it to use ovirtbr0 as a bridge. 

Hm, Alan is the expert here, but I thought we already did that.  There was
something like "defaultdb" or something that was set up for this, and it already
pulled the default configuration down.  Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you
mean, though.

Chris Lalancette

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