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From Kirk Jantzer <kirk.jant...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Remote force expunge?
Date Mon, 26 Aug 2013 14:24:02 GMT
I like that idea :-)


Regards,

Kirk Jantzer
http://about.met/kirkjantzer


On Mon, Aug 26, 2013 at 10:21 AM, David Matteson <dmatteson@a2hosting.com>wrote:

> Hi Travis,
>
> Wanting to provide a 10 minute (or longer) recovery time is exactly why
> I'm looking for some way to force an expunge remotely on demand.
>
> The problem with providing a long recovery time is that a user cannot
> deploy a new VM with the same hostname (or IP address) until the old one is
> expunged. Thus the desire to be able to say "No I really don't want to
> recover the old one, get rid of it so I can make a new one."
>
> It seems like an expungeDestroyedVirtualMachine API call might be in order?
>
>
> On 8/26/13 10:06 AM, Travis Graham wrote:
>
>> Hey David,
>>
>> As far as I understand it, there is no way to immediately expunge a
>> deleted VM easily. By design there's a minimum 10 minute window to allow
>> the recovery of a VM once it has been deleted.
>>
>> If you wanted to remove all references from the database and manually
>> remove the associated files on your primary and secondary storage, there's
>> nothing stopping you from doing that, but you'd probably be best to set
>> your expunge.delay and expunge.interval to 600 and let the system do the
>> heavy lifting.
>>
>> Travis
>>
>> On Aug 26, 2013, at 9:35 AM, David Matteson <dmatteson@a2hosting.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>  Hey everybody,
>>>
>>> Quick question; there is no API call for it, but does anybody know of a
>>> way to force an expunge to run remotely? Ideally on a specific vmid.
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>
>

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