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Subject [jira] [Commented] (CLOUDSTACK-8592) Enhance usage server to provide quota service
Date Tue, 17 Nov 2015 15:33:10 GMT

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ASF GitHub Bot commented on CLOUDSTACK-8592:
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Github user pdion891 commented on the pull request:

    https://github.com/apache/cloudstack-docs-admin/pull/30#issuecomment-157404633
  
    thanks, I've looked into Jira, and rollback the publishing of quotas in 4.6 documentation.
still merge in master, master branch is not published on RTD.  So we are all good I think.
    
    Thanks for rising this @runseb 


> Enhance usage server to provide quota service
> ---------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CLOUDSTACK-8592
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-8592
>             Project: CloudStack
>          Issue Type: Task
>      Security Level: Public(Anyone can view this level - this is the default.) 
>          Components: Usage
>    Affects Versions: 4.6.0
>            Reporter: Abhinandan Prateek
>            Assignee: Abhinandan Prateek
>            Priority: Critical
>             Fix For: 4.7.0
>
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Quota+Service+-+FS
> Quota service while allowing for scalability will make sure that the cloud is not exploited
by attacks, careless use and program errors. To address this problem, we propose to employ
a quota-enforcement service that allows resource usage within certain bounds as defined by
policies and available quotas for various entities. 
> Quota service extends the functionality of usage server to provide a measurement for
the resources used by the accounts and domains using a common unit referred to as cloud currency
in this document. It can be configured to ensure that your usage won’t exceed the budget
allocated to accounts/domain in cloud currency.
> It will let user know how much of the cloud resources he is using. It will help the cloud
admins, if they want, to ensure that a user does not go beyond his allocated quota. Per usage
cycle if a account is found to be exceeding its quota then it is locked. Locking an account
means that it will not be able to initiat
> e a new resource allocation request, whether it is more storage or an additional ip.
Needless to say quota service as well as any action on the account is configurable.



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