openstack server create fails with nova.exception.GlanceConnectionFailed

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Creating an instance on the overcloud fails with the following error:

(overcloud) [stack@undercloud ~]$ openstack server create --key-name test_key --image test_image --flavor test_flavor --network test_net test_vm
Unexpected API Error. Please report this at and attach the Nova API log if possible.
<class 'nova.exception.GlanceConnectionFailed'> (HTTP 500) (Request-ID: req-xx-xx-xx-xx-xx)


  • Red Hat OpenStack Platform 17.1
  • FFU - Framework for Upgrades (16.2 to 17.1)

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