xlcarity driver has been deprecated and is anticipated to be removed
from Ironic at some point during or after the 2024.2 development cycle.
The anticipated forward management path is to migrate to the
The XClarity Client library should be installed on the ironic conductor node(s).
For example, it can be installed with
sudo pip install python-xclarityclient
Enabling the XClarity driver¶
xclarityto the list of
/etc/ironic/ironic.conf. For example:
[DEFAULT] ... enabled_hardware_types = ipmi,xclarity enabled_power_interfaces = ipmitool,xclarity enabled_management_interfaces = ipmitool,xclarity
Restart the ironic conductor service:
sudo service ironic-conductor restart # Or, for RDO: sudo systemctl restart openstack-ironic-conductor
Registering a node with the XClarity driver¶
Nodes configured to use the driver should have the
The following properties are specified in the node’s
field and are required:
xclarity_manager_ip: The IP address of the XClarity Controller.
xclarity_username: User account with admin/server-profile access privilege to the XClarity Controller.
xclarity_password: User account password corresponding to the xclarity_username to the XClarity Controller.
xclarity_hardware_id: The hardware ID of the XClarity managed server.
baremetal node create command can be used to enroll
a node with the
xclarity driver. For example:
baremetal node create --driver xclarity \ --driver-info xclarity_manager_ip=https://10.240.217.101 \ --driver-info xclarity_username=admin \ --driver-info xclarity_password=password \ --driver-info xclarity_hardware_id=hardware_id
For more information about enrolling nodes see Enrollment in the install guide.