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From David Williams <>
Subject RE: Feature request: userid field in the vm_instance table
Date Thu, 13 Nov 2014 16:33:31 GMT
I've created the following issue for this request:

Please let me know if there's anything wrong with the jira issue. This is my first one.



>-----Original Message-----
>From: Mike Tutkowski []
>Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2014 16:14
>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?
>Thanks again!
>On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 4:53 AM, David Williams <
>> 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
>> 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
>> 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.*
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