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Chapter 23. Integration Test Suite command-line client

The tempest client is the command-line interface (CLI) for the OpenStack integration test suite. This chapter documents tempest version 0.0.0.
For help on a specific tempest command, enter:
$ tempest help COMMAND

23.1. tempest usage

usage: tempest [--version] [-v | -q] [--log-file LOG_FILE] [-h] [--debug]

23.2. tempest optional arguments

show program's version number and exit
-v, --verbose
Increase verbosity of output. Can be repeated.
-q, --quiet
Suppress output except warnings and errors.
--log-file LOG_FILE
Specify a file to log output. Disabled by default.
-h, --help
Show help message and exit.
Show tracebacks on errors.

23.3. tempest account-generator

usage: tempest account-generator [-h] [-c /etc/tempest.conf] [--os-username <auth-user-name>] [--os-password <auth-password>] [--os-tenant-name <auth-tenant-name>] [--tag TAG] -r CONCURRENCY [--with-admin] accounts_file.yaml
Create accounts.yaml file for concurrent test runs. One primary user, one alt user, one swift admin, one stack owner and one admin (optionally) will be created for each concurrent thread.

Positional arguments

Output accounts yaml file

Optional arguments

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-c /etc/tempest.conf, --config-file /etc/tempest.conf
path to tempest config file
--os-username <auth-user-name>
User should have permissions to create new user accounts and tenants. Defaults to env[OS_USERNAME].
--os-password <auth-password>
Defaults to env[OS_PASSWORD].
--os-tenant-name <auth-tenant-name>
Defaults to env[OS_TENANT_NAME].
--tag TAG
Resources tag
Concurrency count
Creates admin for each concurrent group

23.4. tempest cleanup

usage: tempest cleanup [-h] [--init-saved-state] [--delete-tempest-conf-objects] [--dry-run]
Cleanup after tempest run

Optional arguments

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
Creates JSON file: saved_state.json, representing the current state of your deployment, specifically object types tempest creates and destroys during a run. You must run with this flag prior to executing cleanup in normal mode, which is with no arguments.
Force deletion of the tempest and alternate tempest users and tenants.
Generate JSON file:dry_run.json, that reports the objects that would have been deleted had a full cleanup been run.

23.5. tempest init

usage: tempest init [-h] [--config-dir CONFIG_DIR] [dir]
Setup a local working environment for running tempest

Positional arguments


Optional arguments

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
--config-dir CONFIG_DIR, -c CONFIG_DIR

23.6. tempest list-plugins

usage: tempest list-plugins [-h]
List all tempest plugins

Optional arguments

-h, --help
show this help message and exit

23.7. tempest run-stress

usage: tempest run-stress [-h] [-d DURATION] [-s] [-S] [-n NUMBER] [-a] [-T TYPE] [-i] [-t [TESTS]]
Run tempest stress tests

Optional arguments

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-d DURATION, --duration DURATION
Duration of test in secs
-s, --serial
Trigger running tests serially
-S, --stop
Stop on first error
-n NUMBER, --number NUMBER
How often an action is executed for each process
-a, --all
Execute all stress tests
-T TYPE, --type TYPE
Filters tests of a certain type (e.g. gate)
-i, --call-inherited
Call also inherited function with stress attribute
-t [TESTS], --tests [TESTS]
Name of the file with test description

23.8. tempest verify-config

usage: tempest verify-config [-h] [-u] [-o OUTPUT] [-r]
Verify your current tempest configuration

Optional arguments

-h, --help
show this help message and exit
-u, --update
Update the config file with results from api queries. This assumes whatever is set in the config file is incorrect. In the case of endpoint checks where it could either be the incorrect catalog type or the service available option the service available option is assumed to be incorrect and is thus changed
-o OUTPUT, --output OUTPUT
Output file to write an updated config file to. This has to be a separate file from the original config file. If one isn't specified with -u the new config file will be printed to STDOUT
-r, --replace-ext
If specified the all option will be replaced with a full list of extensions