Listing Nicira-NVP networks fails using 'listNetworks' API

Problem

Listing Nicira-NVP networks fails using 'listNetworks' API

 

Networks are not listed in UI rather shows 'ERROR'.

Steps to Reproduce the problem

  1. Upgrade the CloudPlatform deployment having Nicira NVP guest networks to Cloudplatform version 4.7.1
  2. Try listing the network using 'listNetworks' API call or the UI tab for listing the networks.

 

Note: Please refer product documentation for steps to integrate Nicira NVP with CloudPlatform. 

Root Cause

The issue is a result of missing nicira plugin jar from the CloudPlatform 4.7.1 build.

Required Modification

 

The Nicira plugin jar file is copied to the expectation location in the management server, new cloudplatform builds are ensured to ship with the Nicira NVP plugin.

Reason for Modification

 

Since the Nicira NVP plugin was missing from the package, the Nicira networks would be unusable.

Resolution/Workaround

Install the hotfix to address the issue.

Verification

Perform the repro steps are you should be able to list the networks .

 

Impact on Existing System

 

'listNetworks' API wouldn't result in failure.

Potential Adverse Effect

There is no known adverse effect to the system

Document ID:
115000313466

Product:
CloudPlatform

Version:
4.7.1

Reference Jira ID:
CS-50225,CS-50226

 
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