cloudstack-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From David Williams <>
Subject RE: Feature requests and a feature request: userid field in the vm_instance table
Date Mon, 16 Feb 2015 10:25:36 GMT
That's great, thanks very much Rohit!


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Rohit Yadav []
>Sent: Monday, February 16, 2015 10:23
>Subject: Re: Feature requests and a feature request: userid field in the
>vm_instance table
>Hi Dave,
>I've implemented this feature. Starting from 4.6, the list VM API will
>accept "userid" field to list VMs created by a user. In vm_instance
>table, a new columen user_id will hold this information.
>More information here:
>On Thursday 13 November 2014 05:06 PM, David Williams wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Is this mailing list the right place to raise feature requests? If so, I
>have a small one.
>> 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 way
>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 to
>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.
>> Thanks,
>> Dave
>Rohit Yadav
>Software Architect, ShapeBlue
>M. +91 8826230892 |
>Blog: | Twitter: @_bhaisaab
>PS. If you see any footer below, I did not add it :)
>Find out more about ShapeBlue and our range of CloudStack related services
>IaaS Cloud Design & Build<
>CSForge – rapid IaaS deployment framework<>
>CloudStack Consulting<>
>CloudStack Software Engineering<
>CloudStack Infrastructure Support<
>CloudStack Bootcamp Training Courses<
>This email and any attachments to it may be confidential and are intended
>solely for the use of the individual to whom it is addressed. Any views or
>opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily
>represent those of Shape Blue Ltd or related companies. If you are not the
>intended recipient of this email, you must neither take any action based
>upon its contents, nor copy or show it to anyone. Please contact the sender
>if you believe you have received this email in error. Shape Blue Ltd is a
>company incorporated in England & Wales. ShapeBlue Services India LLP is a
>company incorporated in India and is operated under license from Shape Blue
>Ltd. Shape Blue Brasil Consultoria Ltda is a company incorporated in Brasil
>and is operated under license from Shape Blue Ltd. ShapeBlue SA Pty Ltd is
>a company registered by The Republic of South Africa and is traded under
>license from Shape Blue Ltd. ShapeBlue is a registered trademark.
View raw message