Reviving the Trove Charm

Hello,

As you aware official Trove Charm support dropped a while ago.

https://github.com/openstack/charm-trove

However, I couldn’t find any documentation to make it running for the previous releases.

Currently, we able to update Trove Charm for Ussuri release and charm is at working state.

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As we see Trove can create VMs however they are stuck at BUILD state. Also, we can not reach these VMs from the network (both ping and ssh).

Additionally, I enabled the third ethernet on the servers which are going to be used for accessing internal OpenStack APIs and RabbitMQ etc. I named mapped it as physnet2 and created a router earlier as I do for external floating IPs. However VMs couldn’t able to get connected to the local network.

I am waiting for your suggestions and help to solve that networking issue and making the charm working.

Thanks,

Any thoughts from @openstack-charmers?

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Hi tolgakaprol,
I don’t think the Trove charm was ever officially adopted so there may be lots of issues lurking in there, particularly as its been bit-rotting for a few years. Having said that, it sounds like you’ve already done some great work getting it up and running with Ussuri !

Its some years since I looked at Trove but I believe issues similar to the ones you are describing are usually down to a problem with the database image and the resulting guest not being able to communicate with the Trove service. So first up I would take a look at the Trove service logs and see if there is any evidence of the guest trying to communicate with them. Next I would sanity check the trove guest agent config in the image.