server group

Server groups provide a mechanism to group servers according to certain policy.

Compute v2

server group create

Create a new server group.

openstack server group create
    [--policy <policy>]
    [--rule <key=value>]
--policy <policy>

Add a policy to <name> Specify –os-compute-api-version 2.15 or higher for the ‘soft-affinity’ or ‘soft-anti-affinity’ policy.

--rule <key=value>

A rule for the policy. Currently, only the ‘max_server_per_host’ rule is supported for the ‘anti-affinity’ policy.


New server group name

server group delete

Delete existing server group(s).

openstack server group delete <server-group> [<server-group> ...]

server group(s) to delete (name or ID)

server group list

List all server groups.

openstack server group list
    [--sort-column SORT_COLUMN]
    [--sort-ascending | --sort-descending]
    [--offset <offset>]
    [--limit <limit>]
--sort-column SORT_COLUMN

specify the column(s) to sort the data (columns specified first have a priority, non-existing columns are ignored), can be repeated


sort the column(s) in ascending order


sort the column(s) in descending order


Display information from all projects (admin only)


List additional fields in output

--offset <offset>

Index from which to start listing servers. This should typically be a factor of –limit. Display all servers groups if not specified.

--limit <limit>

Maximum number of server groups to display. If limit is greater than ‘osapi_max_limit’ option of Nova API, ‘osapi_max_limit’ will be used instead.

server group show

Display server group details.

openstack server group show <server-group>

server group to display (name or ID)