Enable VmwareVCDriver with NFS source image datstore

Registered by Kanagaraj Manickam on 2014-07-02

Enable the VmWareVCDriver to be configured with NFS datastore, which is created from the glance image store as follows.

1. Enable the NFS on the glance image store
2. Create the NFS datastore in the clusters (say 'nfs_glance_datastore')
3. configure the nfs_glance_datastore in nova.conf [vmware] section
4. update the driver code to copy the image from nfs_glance_datastore to vmware_temp before moving to cache

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Drafter:
Kanagaraj Manickam
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Assignee:
Kanagaraj Manickam
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Gerrit topic: https://review.openstack.org/#q,topic:bp/vmware-vc-driver-nfs-datastore-image-copy,n,z

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/104211
    Enable VmwareVCDriver with NFS glance source datastore

Addressed by: https://review.openstack.org/126866
    vmware: Enable VCDriver with NFS glance source datastore

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