[openstack-dev] [nova] locked instances and snaphot

melanie witt melwitt at outlook.com
Tue Jun 17 19:03:24 UTC 2014

On Jun 16, 2014, at 13:56, Michael Still <mikal at stillhq.com> wrote:

> It is certainly my belief that the lock functionality for instances is
> about avoiding accidental changes to the instance itself, not the
> contents of the instance. I personally think that snapshots aren't a
> change to the instance and therefore should be allowed, but I'd be
> interested in other people's thoughts on this.

Thank you for sharing your view. I'm also interested in hearing other thoughts -- if the consensus is to allow snapshot of a locked instance, I can close the loop on the lp bug for the reporter.

If anyone else has some input on snapshotting locked instances, please chime in!

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