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From Nitin Mehta <>
Subject Re: Issue in Creating instance on Cloudstack 4
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2013 10:27:08 GMT
Key thing to understand is that the ownership of resources is tied to an
account. Users are mere synonyms for accessing the account resources. So
any vm is also owned by an account and not a user.
All the users of the account have visibility to the resources of the

Little more reading on,+Domains,+a

On 22/01/13 3:49 PM, "Asmita Vagyani" <>

>Hi all,
>I have a doubt.
>The functionality of my application is :
>There will be lots of companies approaching my application to create VMs
>for its employees.
>I have created one account for one company on CS4.
>And the company can have many employees, so is my account having many
>users added for each employee.
>Is there any way in CS4 to associate a VM instance for a particular user
>inside the same account?
>I mean one account will have many VMs created, each VM assigned to a
>unique user, basically 1:1 association betwn user:VM.
>While creating a VM(deployVirtualMachine) I cannot pass the userId in
>that to say only user with userId "**" can use this vm.
>I can pass only the account with domain name, what does this indicate ,
>what is the relation of vm with account?
>Does that mean all users belonging to that account and domain can use
>this vm.
>Thanks and Regards.
>Asmita Patil Vagyani.

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