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From Alireza Eskandari <astro.alir...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: hook or callback for CloudStack API
Date Fri, 22 Feb 2019 20:34:53 GMT
Async jobs is not my concern.
Imagine that you have a firewall that is not integrated with CS and you
want to insert new roles in it each time a new VM is created.
In this case you need a hook that triggers an external script to configure
the firewall.
Pulling is time and resource consuming and its effect is not instant.

On Fri, Feb 22, 2019 at 8:02 PM Anurag Awasthi <Anurag.Awasthi@shapeblue.com>
wrote:

> Hi Alireza,
>
> Could you elaborate a more on the use case you have in mind? The
> description you mention is very generic.
>
> As far as I know we need to use polling to track the status of any async
> job (which is another API call) and execute based on response. That seems
> to be foundation principle behind all async calls. Alternately, you can
> also use CloudMonkey (
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/CloudStack+cloudmonkey+CLI)
> as a framework or dig a little into code there to implement a similar
> solution to execute hooks.
>
> Regards,
> Anurag
>
> ´╗┐On 2/22/19, 6:22 PM, "Alireza Eskandari" <astro.alireza@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>     Hi,
>     I'm looking for a solution to implement hooks or callbacks for
> CloudStack
>     API.
>     For example execute an script when user calls deployVirtualMachine API.
>     This script could be executed right after user submit his request or
> after
>     the request completed successfully or failed.
>     Maybe some API management solution could help me but the problem is
>     understanding CS asyncjobs and their status.
>     Thanks
>
>
>
> Anurag.Awasthi@shapeblue.com
> www.shapeblue.com
> Amadeus House, Floral Street, London  WC2E 9DPUK
> @shapeblue
>
>
>
>

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