[Openstack] Deferred delete(soft delete) reclaim interval
gtt116 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 26 16:13:07 UTC 2013
Good point! Brian, The API looks great! Hoping more stackers agree with it.
2013/7/26 Brian Lamar <brian.lamar at rackspace.com>
> Hello! I have some comments below, but you might also consider posting
> this question to openstack-dev at lists.openstack.**org<openstack-dev at lists.openstack.org>as I'd be curious as to the developer opinion on this question. This list
> is mostly for users/operators of OpenStack clouds.
> Tiantian Gao wrote:
>> Hi stackers,
>> Now when reclaim_instance_interval is great than 0, the delete action
>> will become soft_delete.
>> How about let user to specify the reclaim_instance_interval? does that
>> make sense? or anybody have the same requirement?
>> Because currently implemented the reclaim_instance_interval is system
>> level config. User can't control the expires time of instance. For
>> example, I want keep a important instance for 1 weeks, and some not so
>> important about 1 hour. That requirement make sense to me. I want to
>> know you options.
> As a user and an operator I agree with your assessment that this feature
> should move from system level to user level (but retain some sort of max
> soft_delete timeout which can be configured at a system level.
> Perhaps something like:
> DELETE /v2/1234/servers/e14b69ce-**eb17-4998-a8cb-114640db328b?**
> If "delay_until" is set too far in the future, this DELETE call could
> return 400 Bad Request with details about the operator's maximum allowed
> reclaim interval.
>> For security issues, we can specify the system level
>> reclaim_instance_interval_max, instance are not allow to keep longer
>> than the max interval.
> reclaim_instance_interval_min: If > 0 then all deletes will be "soft"
> deletes unless "hard" delete is explicitly requested by user.
> reclaim_instance_interval_max: If = 0 then "soft" deletes are effectively
> disabled. Users can never request a "soft" delete farther in the future
> than this value allows.
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