Need documentation for nova-manage image ... commands

Bug #766703 reported by Anne Gentle on 2011-04-20
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
OpenStack Compute (nova)
Tom Fifield

Bug Description

Commands like nova-manage image convert have no documentation that I've found. Please write RST that explains the uses for the commands and the arguments available for nova-manage image ...

Anne Gentle (annegentle) on 2011-04-20
Changed in nova:
status: New → Confirmed
Ken Pepple (ken-pepple) wrote :

isn't that documented on the man page (doc/source/man/novamanage.rst) ? or are you asking for more detail ?
this is where you told us to document it when we asked last.

Thierry Carrez (ttx) on 2011-04-21
Changed in nova:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
tags: added: documentation
Mark McLoughlin (markmc) wrote :

There's some fairly basic docs in novamanage.rst as Ken points out. Does that suffice, Anne?

Changed in nova:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
Tom Fifield (fifieldt) wrote :

My guess is that the section "Using the nova-manage command" in

could be extended with content from nova-manage.rst, or a note added to simply encourage people to run "man nova-manage"

Changed in openstack-manuals:
status: New → Confirmed
importance: Undecided → Medium
importance: Medium → Low
Tom Fifield (fifieldt) wrote :
Changed in openstack-manuals:
assignee: nobody → Tom Fifield (fifieldt)
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Thierry Carrez (ttx) wrote :

Assuming it does suffice and nothing needs to be done on Nova's side. Please set back to Confirmed if it doesn't

Changed in nova:
status: Incomplete → Invalid

Submitter: Jenkins
Branch: master

commit 09c68d4d08fb1d7ace91f35ac4e02521ef731104
Author: Tom Fifield <email address hidden>
Date: Sun Jun 3 10:38:02 2012 +1000

    Slight fleshing of nova-manage doc

    This is perhaps a stop-gap change until the proper CLI doc is in
    place. As most commandline use is moving towards nova client, rather
    than nova-manage simply extending
    the phrasing a little and encouraging users to read the man page.

    Placing nova client first, based on feedback

    fixes bug 766703

    Second patch - addresses concerns from previous patches about leading
    with novaclient, and emphasising that nova-manage is only for

    Change-Id: Id94fe752a86c0e6c6ebeb2ed88a2f7526716f854

Changed in openstack-manuals:
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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