Automatic VM start upon compute node reboot with orchestration

Solution Verified - Updated -


  • The instances on a nova compute node are not booted by default.
  • Activating this feature manually on a all compute nodes can be quite time consuming.
  • Activating this feature with with OpenStack Director ensure its persistence.
  • This article documents the manual way of activating this option.


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10
  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11

For Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12 and later, please refer to this article

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