libvirt: Volume snapshots for network-backed disks

Registered by Eric Harney on 2014-06-18

Nova currently supports creating and deleting snapshots of file-backed
Cinder volumes via libvirt's snapshot mechanism. This work extends
that capability to create and delete snapshots for network-backed disks
in a similar fashion.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
John Garbutt
Priority:
Low
Drafter:
Eric Harney
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Eric Harney
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for juno
Implementation:
Implemented
Milestone target:
milestone icon 2014.2
Started by
Eric Harney on 2014-06-25
Completed by
John Garbutt on 2014-09-02

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Gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#q,topic:bp/libvirt-volume-snap-network-disk,n,z

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/100930
    libvirt: Volume snapshots for network disks

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/78748
    libvirt: Support snapshot creation via libgfapi

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/99981
    libvirt: parse disk backing chains from domain XML

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/99982
    libvirt: volume snapshot delete for network-attached disks

Not all the reviews have +2s and are not all are close to approval, so moving to juno-3. But please move this back to juno-2, should you get your patches approved in time. --johnthetubaguy 21st July 2014

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