[openstack-dev] [nova][limits] Does ANYONE at all use the quota class functionality in Nova?

Eric Fried openstack at fried.cc
Wed Oct 24 15:16:10 UTC 2018

Forwarding to openstack-operators per Jay.

On 10/24/18 10:10, Jay Pipes wrote:
> Nova's API has the ability to create "quota classes", which are
> basically limits for a set of resource types. There is something called
> the "default quota class" which corresponds to the limits in the
> CONF.quota section. Quota classes are basically templates of limits to
> be applied if the calling project doesn't have any stored
> project-specific limits.
> Has anyone ever created a quota class that is different from "default"?
> I'd like to propose deprecating this API and getting rid of this
> functionality since it conflicts with the new Keystone /limits endpoint,
> is highly coupled with RAX's turnstile middleware and I can't seem to
> find anyone who has ever used it. Deprecating this API and functionality
> would make the transition to a saner quota management system much easier
> and straightforward.
> Also, I'm apparently blocked now from the operators ML so could someone
> please forward this there?
> Thanks,
> -jay
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