How do I specify multiple filesystem back ends for glance image store?

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  • When we use the option "filesystem_store_datadir=/var/lib/glance/images301/" in the glance-api.conf file, glance starts without any problems.
  • But when we try to setup multiple datadirs with multiple lines of the option "filesystem_store_datadirs=" we get the following error:
Failed to configure store correctly: Store filesystem could not be configured correctly. Reason: Specify either 'filesystem_store_datadir' or 'filesystem_store_datadirs' option Disabling add method.
  • We made sure the first option was commented, as specified in the error message. How can we correctly configure multiple filesystem backends for glance?


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux Openstack Platform v5

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