How to add vnfs to VNFMonitor when Tacker restarts

Asked by Yimeng on 2017-02-27


VNFMonitor module holds a dict called "_hosting_vnfs" that defines the vnfs to be monitored. When Tacker starts, "_hosting_vnfs" is supposed to be empty at first. When Tacker creates/deletes vnfs, "_hosting_vnfs" will add/delete vnfs accordingly and dynamically. Given following scenario as an example:
1. Tacker is hosting 5 vnfs and VNFMonitor is monitoring these 5 vnfs.
2. Tacker is down, but 5 vnfs are still working fine. And the database is also working fine.
3. Restart Tacker. Tacker reads information from database and gets these 5 vnfs.
4. However, VNFMonitor does not monitor these 5 vnfs, since "_hosting_vnfs" is empty now.

How to re-add these 5 vnfs into VNFMonitor? I find "add_vnf_to_monitor" from vnfm/ I would like to know the correct process to do this. Could anyone help?

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Yimeng (yimeng) said : #2

Hi Yongsheng,

Thanks for providing the doc.
Based on Zookeeper, Tacker is supposed to provide HA.
Could this task scheduling framework be combined in next release? Or is there any schedule when it will be available?

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Best yong sheng gong (gongysh) said : #3

will be pushed in this cycle.

yong sheng gong (gongysh) said : #4

will be pushed in this cycle.

Yimeng (yimeng) said : #5

Thanks yong sheng gong, that solved my question.