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From Alena Prokharchyk <>
Subject Re: [Discuss] - Domain admin not having the flexibility to create sub-domains/sub-child domains/accounts
Date Mon, 22 Apr 2013 18:05:05 GMT
On 4/22/13 10:47 AM, "Chip Childers" <> wrote:

>On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 11:22:16AM +0000, Pranav Saxena wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Currently only the ROOT-admin has the power to create any
>>domains/sub-domains/sub-child domains for himself or the domain-admin .
>>But there are certain situations ( like updating resource limit for a
>>sub-child domain under a domain admin ) for which the ROOT-admin has to
>>create a sub-child domain for a domain admin to allow him to update the
>>resource limits for that particular sub-child domain.
>> With this in mind , why hasn't the domain -admin been given the
>>privilege of creating sub-child domains himself ? Are there any
>>concerns/threats because of which the current architecture doesn't serve
>>this purpose ?
>> Also , a domain-admin cannot create an account on his own using an API
>>as well ( UI can be overlooked for now) . He has to go through the
>>ROOT-admin to have this functionality enabled . So doesn't that conclude
>>that domain-admin is almost a USELESS guy with *No powers*  . To be able
>>to navigate from step 1 - > step  2 , you have to go through step 3
>>which seems to be unconvincing at times .
>> Could someone explain about why such a functionality is not supported
>>in the current architecture ? Please let me know in case I am missing
>>something here.
>> Thanks,
>> Pranav
>This never made much sense to me.

I remember seeing a feature request for this functionality somewhere on CS
Jira, you might try to locate it and check the status/targeted release.

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