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From Chiradeep Vittal <Chiradeep.Vit...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Limit Resources to domain/account
Date Wed, 23 Jan 2013 19:05:07 GMT
Yes, I believe an alarm should be raised. This way it is possible to
initiate a workflow in an external system to get higher limits approved.

On 1/23/13 9:06 AM, "Sanjay Tripathi" <sanjay.tripathi@citrix.com> wrote:

>
>Comments Inline
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Chiradeep Vittal [mailto:Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com]
>> Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 12:22 PM
>> To: CloudStack DeveloperList
>> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Limit Resources to domain/account
>> 
>> Are there any alarms / events /warnings raised for this condition?
>[]  If user cross the resource limit set for his/her account, CloudStack
>throws a message to the user that limit of this resource type has been
>exceeded. Apart from this CS does not send any alarm or warnings for this
>condition(if there is a requirement for this, I can definitely add it
>into this feature).
>
>> Can the end-user see how much capacity he / she has left (through an API
>> call)
>> Can they see it on the UI?
>[] We don't have separate API for this. To calculate the resources that
>are left for his/her account, user can use listAccounts API which
>displays the resource limits and the total resources that are being
>consumed by that account.
>In CloudStack UI, user can see the resource details under the "accounts"
>detailView.
>
>> Should the limits be associated with an account? Or should the account
>>be
>> linked to a 'rate plan'.
>> 
>> On 1/21/13 10:36 PM, "Chiradeep Vittal" <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>> >Please update the FS with this important detail.
>> >
>> >On 1/16/13 11:52 AM, "Sanjay Tripathi" <sanjay.tripathi@citrix.com>
>>wrote:
>> >
>> >>Koushik,
>> >>
>> >>>What is the upgrade story? For e.g. say based on the existing VM's
>> >>>for an account, the total CPU and RAM exceeds the global maximums.
>> >>>What happens in this case?
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>If admin sets the limits for an account and suppose that account
>> >>already has existing VMs whose total CPU and RAM counts are exceeding
>> >>the limits, in this case CloudStack would not shut down the VMs
>> >>assigned to account to level the resources. If the user tries to
>> >>deploy a VM, CS will check the limits of that account and in this case
>> >>CS will not allow the account to deploy the VM.
>> >>
>> >>>Also for CPU number of cores are considered, should speed also be
>> >>>considered?
>> >>Thanks for suggestion :), we can consider speed also as a part of CPU
>> >>resource.
>> >>
>> >>Thanks,
>> >>Sanjay
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>> -----Original Message-----
>> >>> From: Chris Sears [mailto:chris.x.sears@sungard.com]
>> >>> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:39 PM
>> >>> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
>> >>> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Limit Resources to domain/account
>> >>>
>> >>> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 6:00 AM, Sanjay Tripathi
>> >>> <sanjay.tripathi@citrix.com
>> >>> > wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>> > Can anyone suggest that what should be the default max resource
>> >>> > values that an account/project can have for the following global
>> >>> > config
>> >>> parameters:
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>> It seems like the least surprising default max would be to leave
>> >>>them  all unlimited. Otherwise, it's likely some admins will just
>> >>>overlook  this and then just stumble upon the arbitrary limit. If you
>> >>>default to  unlimited, only admins who need to restrict it will need
>> >>>to be concerned with the settings.
>> >>>
>> >>> As an aside, I wasn't clear from the FS how to specify "unlimited"
>> >>>in the UI.
>> >>> Does leaving the value blank imply unlimited?
>> >>>
>> >>>  - Chris
>> >
>


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