[one-users] Sunstone image upload to Ceph

Jaime Melis jmelis at opennebula.org
Fri Feb 21 02:01:23 PST 2014

Hi Stuart,

no, it doesn't support this feature. To be honest, I don't think
removing that ssh connection will actually be that much of a
performance gain, especially since registering images is not a very
frequent operation.

However, that being said, one of the great things about OpenNebula is
that you can hack to make it work like you expect/want it to. I've
written a small patch that will make the image creation script work as
you propose:

https://gist.github.com/9131673 (Apply that patch to

Please keep in mind that I have *not* tested this, so use it with
caution, but I think it's what you want.


On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 8:45 AM, Stuart Longland <stuartl at vrt.com.au> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Another question... on the test cluster I set up (mentioned in my last
> email) I have the cluster master host acting as the Ceph bridge.
> Is there an option I can place in BRIDGE_LIST for a Ceph datastore that
> tells it to use the host running Sunstone?  At the moment I've got the
> Sunstone hostname in there, but this results in the host needlessly
> SSHing into itself.
> It could skip the ssh bit and just start copying the image from the
> /var/tmp directory where the Sunstone web service uploaded it.
> Regards,
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Jaime Melis
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