Bug 1011117 - [RFE] there is no option to initialize local data center when all local data domains are inaccessible
[RFE] there is no option to initialize local data center when all local data ...
Product: ovirt-engine
Classification: oVirt
Component: RFEs (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Unspecified
unspecified Severity high (vote)
: ovirt-4.0.0-alpha
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Assigned To: Allon Mureinik
Aharon Canan
: FutureFeature, Improvement
Depends On: 1058022
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Reported: 2013-09-23 12:10 EDT by Elad
Modified: 2016-01-27 10:11 EST (History)
10 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-01-27 10:11:20 EST
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ylavi: ovirt‑4.0.0?
rule-engine: planning_ack?
rule-engine: devel_ack?
rule-engine: testing_ack?

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2013-09-23 12:10 EDT, Elad
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Description Elad 2013-09-23 12:10:08 EDT
Created attachment 801747 [details]

Description of problem:
User cannot initialize data center from an unattached domain when all local data domains in the local DC are inaccessible.
There should be an option to initialize local DC from an unattached local domain.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
Have a local DC with a local domain.
1. remove the mount point from the host (remove the directory)
2. local data domain will become inactive

Actual results:
There is no option to re-initialize the DC because there is no other data domain to take the old domain place. We cannot perform reconstruct.

Expected results:
There should be an option to create an unattached local domain so user will be able to re-initialize DC.

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Comment 5 Tal Nisan 2016-01-27 10:11:20 EST
It is not a bug, this behavior is by design.
On a local data center when a master domain becomes inactive another domain automatically takes it's place as a master domain, in case there is no other domain the data center becomes inactive and there's no point in giving a reinitialize option because:
1. There's no such thing as a detached local domain thus no detached domain can be initialized as master
2. There's no way to create another local domain since the data center is inactive

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