How to add extra configuration files to neutron systemd service file?

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  • When adding manual configuration files to neutron service files /usr/lib/systemd/system/neutron-server.service by modifying it and adding extra --config-file $foo, we face issues each time neutron is updated as the .service file is overwriten, and the modifications are lost, causing third-party plugins not to load configuration and fail.


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform
  • 3rd party plugins like Cisco, etc

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