[openstack-dev] [Cinder] Tags for volumes

Sean McGinnis sean.mcginnis at gmx.com
Mon Mar 27 11:49:18 UTC 2017

On Mon, Mar 27, 2017 at 03:13:59PM +0800, 王玺源 wrote:
> Hi cinder team:
>     I want to know what's your thought about adding tags for volumes.
>     Now Many resources, like Nova instances, Glance images, Neutron
> networks and so on, all support tagging. And some of our cloud customers
> want this feature in Cinder as well. It's useful for auditing, billing for
> could admin, it can let admin and users filter resources by tag, it can let
> users categorize resources for different usage or just remarks something.
>     Actually there is a related spec in Cinder 2 years ago, but
> unfortunately it was not accepted and was abandoned :
> https://review.openstack.org/#/c/99305/
>     Can we bring it up and revisit it a second time now? What's cinder
> team's idea?  Can you give me some advice that if we can do it or not?

Can you give any reason why the existing metadata mechanism does not or will
not work for them? There was some discussion in that spec explaining why it
was rejected at the time. I don't think anything has changed since then that
would change what was said there.

> Thanks!
> Wangxiyuan

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