[openstack-dev] [all] tenant vs. project

Monty Taylor mordred at inaugust.com
Fri Feb 12 15:34:54 UTC 2016

On 02/12/2016 07:36 AM, Jay Pipes wrote:
> On 02/12/2016 07:01 AM, Sean Dague wrote:
>> Ok... this is going to be one of those threads, but I wanted to try to
>> get resolution here.
>> OpenStack is wildly inconsistent in it's use of tenant vs. project. As
>> someone that wasn't here at the beginning, I'm not even sure which one
>> we are supposed to be transitioning from -> to.
>> At a minimum I'd like to make all of devstack use 1 term, which is the
>> term we're trying to get to. That will help move the needle.
>> However, again, I'm not sure which one that is supposed to be (comments
>> in various places show movement in both directions). So people with
>> deeper knowledge here, can you speak up as to which is the deprecated
>> term and which is the term moving forward.
> "Project" is the term that should be used.


FWIW - The ansible modules in ansible 2.0 (as well as the shade library) 
use the term "project" regardless of whether the cloud in question is 
running keystone v2 or v3. It's the least I could do to try to nudge 
consumption in the right direction.

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