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From Rohit Yadav <rohit.ya...@shapeblue.com>
Subject Re: Feature request: userid field in the vm_instance table
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2014 20:00:48 GMT
Yeah, though it’s debatable whether to look at it as bug or feature. It’s a bug if you
cannot which user deployed a VM in an account. For my own personal ACS deployment I never
came across this case, as it’s just one user. In large deployments I can clearly think of
the need to know this information.

The fix will be small, I’ll go ahead and do it for master and if people want we can still
put it in 4.5 though as Mike says we are actually past feature freeze now.

> On 14-Nov-2014, at 1:15 am, Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
>
> We are well past feature freeze for 4.5, though, so we're probably looking
> at 4.6 at the earliest.
>
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
>
>> Yeah, I agree that the earliest would be 4.5 due to a required scheme
>> chance, which we typically do not do in maintenance releases.
>>
>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 12:40 PM, Rohit Yadav <rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi David,
>>>
>>> This looks like a good to have feature, this has come up once.
>>>
>>> I think it can be easily implemented. One issue is that it will require
>>> addition of a column to the vm_instance table which means change of schema
>>> so this feature may only get into 4.5 (if it’s not too late) or master (for
>>> 4.6).
>>>
>>>> On 14-Nov-2014, at 12:02 am, Mike Tutkowski <
>>> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Looks good! Thanks
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 9:33 AM, David Williams <
>>>> David.Williams@interoute.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I've created the following issue for this request:
>>>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-7908
>>>>>
>>>>> Please let me know if there's anything wrong with the jira issue. This
>>> is
>>>>> my first one.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> Dave
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: Mike Tutkowski [mailto:mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com]
>>>>>> Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2014 16:14
>>>>>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>>> Subject: Re: Feature request: userid field in the vm_instance table
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi Dave,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks for the feedback. This sounds like a good idea.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Would you be willing to open up a JIRA ticket with this information?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK/?selectedTab=com.atlassian
>>>>>> .jira.jira-projects-plugin:summary-panel
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks again!
>>>>>> Mike
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 4:53 AM, David Williams <
>>>>>> David.Williams@interoute.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I think it would be handy if the userid of the user that created
a VM
>>>>> was
>>>>>>> recorded in the database in the vm_instance table. Currently,
the
>>> only
>>>>>> way
>>>>>>> I know of to find the user that deployed a VM is by checking
the
>>> logs.
>>>>>>> There's an owner field in the vm_instance table but this seems
to be
>>> the
>>>>>>> account ID of the account the user belongs to.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> By being able to find the user that deployed a VM, it makes VM
>>> cleanups
>>>>>>> much easier since you know who to contact for each VM. A similar
>>> thing
>>>>> in
>>>>>>> the other tables for the other resources would be useful too
when
>>> trying
>>>>>> to
>>>>>>> cleanup networks and volumes, etc. Also, if this change went
ahead,
>>> then
>>>>>>> the API and GUI could be changed also to show the user details
for
>>> the
>>>>> VM
>>>>>>> when listing the VM's details.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We are running 4.3.0.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Dave
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> *Mike Tutkowski*
>>>>>> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
>>>>>> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
>>>>>> o: 303.746.7302
>>>>>> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud
>>>>>> <http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>*™*
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> *Mike Tutkowski*
>>>> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
>>>> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
>>>> o: 303.746.7302
>>>> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud
>>>> <http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>*™*
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Rohit Yadav
>>> Software Architect, ShapeBlue
>>> M. +91 88 262 30892 | rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
>>> Blog: bhaisaab.org | Twitter: @_bhaisaab
>>>
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>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> *Mike Tutkowski*
>> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
>> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
>> o: 303.746.7302
>> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud
>> <http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>*™*
>>
>
>
>
> --
> *Mike Tutkowski*
> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> o: 303.746.7302
> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud
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Regards,
Rohit Yadav
Software Architect, ShapeBlue
M. +91 88 262 30892 | rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com
Blog: bhaisaab.org | Twitter: @_bhaisaab



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