What are Cinder 'extra specs' and how can they be configured?

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This article provides an overview of Cinder volume type 'extra specs' in Red Hat OpenStack Platform. The article also details how to configure extra specs.

What are extra specs used for?

In Red Hat OpenStack Platform it is possible to configure a single Cinder back-end device to have a unique volume_backend_name or instead to configure a group...

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