RHBA-2014:0930 - Bug Fix Advisory
openstack-packstack and openstack-puppet-modules bug-fix advisory
Bug Fix Advisory
Updated Packstack packages which resolve various issues are now available
for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse) for RHEL 7.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform provides the facilities for
building a private or public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud
running on commonly available physical hardware. This advisory includes
- Installation service ("Packstack").
PackStack is a command-line utility for deploying OpenStack on existing
servers over an SSH connection. Deployment options are provided either
interactively, using the command line, or non-interactively by means of a
text file containing a set of preconfigured values for OpenStack
PackStack is suitable for deploying the following types of configurations:
- Single-node proof-of-concept installations, where all controller services
and your virtual machines run on a single physical host. This is referred
to as an all-in-one install.
- Proof-of-concept installations, where there is a single controller node
and multiple compute nodes. This is similar to the all-in-one install
above, except you may use one or more additional hardware nodes for running
This update fixes the following bugs:
- Previously, PackStack required password authentication even when the
root user was running an all-in-one installation. With this release, the
root user is no longer required to authenticate for all-in-one
- PackStack was provisioning Tempest with demo objects even if the flag
CONFIG_PROVISION_DEMO was disabled. This fix makes these flags independent.
Now you can install Tempest in a standalone mode or with the provisioning
user of your choice.
This fix adds two new config options:
- CONFIG_PROVISION_TEMPEST_USER (blank by default)
1) If CONFIG_PROVISION_TEMPEST is enabled and CONFIG_PROVISION_TEMPEST_USER
stays blank, PackStack will provision Tempest in a standalone mode.
2) If CONFIG_PROVISION_TEMPEST_USER is set with a user, PackStack will
provision tempest with this user. Note that you always will be able to use
the demo user for provisioning tempest. In this case, if
CONFIG_PROVISION_DEMO is enabled, PackStack will use the demo password from
CONFIG_KEYSTONE_DEMO_PW. If CONFIG_PROVISION_DEMO is not enabled, it will
These packages also fix various bugs found in the Red Hat Enterprise Linux
OpenStack Platform 4 release.
Before applying this update, ensure all previously released errata relevant
to your system have been applied.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 for RHEL 7 runs on Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.0.
The Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5 for RHEL 7 Release Notes
contain the following:
- An explanation of the way in which the provided components interact to
form a working cloud computing environment.
- Technology Previews, Recommended Practices, and Known Issues.
- The channels required for Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5
for RHEL 7, including which channels need to be enabled and disabled.
The Release Notes are available at:
This update is available through the Red Hat Network. Details on how to use
the Red Hat Network to apply this update are available at
- Red Hat OpenStack 5.0 for RHEL 7 x86_64
- BZ - 1111705 - Packstack requires PasswordAuthentication even for --allinone
- BZ - 1111969 - packstack ignores CONFIG_PROVISION_DEMO set to n
- BZ - 1115946 - nova uid and gid are not constant across multinode deployments, causing problems on shared NFS instance storage
- BZ - 1116039 - Ceph client libraries should be required by compute node puppet module
- BZ - 1118010 - packstack should set the l2population option to true in all nodes
- BZ - 1119473 - ERROR : 'CONFIG_NEUTRON_ML2_MECHANISM_DRIVERS' when installing OSP 5 via Packstack
- BZ - 1122192 - openstack-dashboard config file gets removed and replaced.
Red Hat OpenStack 5.0 for RHEL 7