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Update device hooks


RHEV 3.2 introduces a verb called updateDevice which enable connecting a VM to a network on the fly. Update NIC flows in vdsm do not have hooks today. It can be a problem when using the other flows to connect a VM to the network but not being able to update the nic after updating it in the engine.


  • Name: Giuseppe Vallarelli (gvallarelli)
  • Email:
  • IRC: gvallarelli at #ovirt (

Current Status

  • Status: done
  • Last updated: ,


Proposed hooks are the following ones:

  • before_update_device
  • after_update_device
  • after_update_device_fail

Hooks are triggered when updating a nic interface.