[Openstack-operators] Rate limit an max_count

David Medberry openstack at medberry.net
Wed Sep 9 16:36:17 UTC 2015

Your users should also have reasonable quotas set. If they can boot
thousands of instances, you may have a quota issue to address. (No problem
with the blueprint or need to set an overall limit though--just that you
should be able to address this without waiting for that to land.)

On Mon, Sep 7, 2015 at 8:48 AM, Jean-Daniel Bonnetot <
jean-daniel.bonnetot at ovh.net> wrote:

> Hi,
> I try to limit the max instances a user can create per minute.
> With rate limit, we can limit the number of call/min on POST */servers for
> example.
> But the user can still use the max_count paramteter in his API call to
> boot dozen of thousand of instances and make the scheduler crazy.
> I’m pretty sure that there is a possiblity to limit the max_count and so
> define a max instances/min.
> Do you know something to do it?
> --
> Jean-Daniel
> @pilgrimstack
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