[openstack-dev] [Neutron][LBaaS][FWaaS][VPN] Admin status vs operational status

Eugene Nikanorov enikanorov at mirantis.com
Mon Mar 17 13:36:12 UTC 2014

Hi Kyle,

>> It's a typical use case for network devices to have both admin and
> operational
> state. In the case of having admin_state=DOWN and operational_state=ACTIVE,
> this just means the port/link is active but has been configured down.
> Isn't this
> the same for LBaaS here? Even reading the bug, the user has clearly
> configured
> the VIP pool as admin_state=DOWN. When it becomes ACTIVE, it's due to this
> configuration that the pool remains admin_state=DOWN.
> Am I missing something here?
No, you're not. The user sees 'ACTIVE' status and think it contradicts
'DOWN' admin_state.
It's naming (UX problem), in my opinion.

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