[openstack-dev] Neutron and ACLs

Kevin Benton blak111 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 16:17:42 UTC 2015

What do you mean by ACLs? Is it anything similar to the following?

On Wed, Apr 8, 2015 at 9:02 AM, Rich Wellner <rkw at objenv.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> I (and my sponsor) are interested in adding ACLs to neutron and after
> trying IRC, emailing some githubbers directly and asking in a couple other
> places I've been told that this might be the place to have the discussion.
> Here's what I've been told so far:
> 1) There was a proposal for Quantum ACLs that was never approved.
> 2) There might be a push to put ACLs in Keystone and have other services
> depend on this central resource for ACL information.
> 3) Swift has ACLs built into it (notably, not using Keystone)
> 4) I don't see ACLs in any service other than Swift.
> So my question is: How can I meaningfully engage with the right people to
> understand what the current thoughts are for ACLs for all of open stack as
> well as Neutron?
> If you google my name and open source you'll see that I've been in the
> game a while and have worked in a few different communities. As such, I
> found one piece of advice I was given while researching Neutron "code up
> your proposal and submit it" to be a bit naive. It's clear there have been
> some conversations about this in the past and I would really not want to
> spend a couple months starting from zero, coming up with a solution that
> *I* like and is objectively good but have it rejected because the community
> already has inertia going in a different direction.
> So what I think I need to understand is something like:
> o What are the current thoughts on ACLs globally and with regard to Neutron
> o What people should I engage with (both for neutron and other services
> like keystone)
> Thanks in advance to all who reply.
> rw2
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