[openstack-dev] [Nova][Cinder] Feature about volume delete protection

Duncan Thomas duncan.thomas at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 16:44:21 UTC 2014

On 14 March 2014 03:07, sxmatch <sxmatch1986 at gmail.com> wrote:

> So, if we delete volume really, just keep snapshot alive, is it possible?
> User don't want to use this volume at now, he can take a snapshot and then
> delete volume.
> If he want it again, can create volume from this snapshot.
> Any ideas?

This has been discussed in various cinder meetings and summits
multiple times. The end answer is 'no, we don't support that. If you
want to keep the snapshot, you need to keep the volume too'.

Duncan Thomas

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