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From David Williams <David.Willi...@interoute.com>
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!

Dave


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Rohit Yadav [mailto:rohit.yadav@shapeblue.com]
>Sent: Monday, February 16, 2015 10:23
>To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
>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:
>https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Allow+VM+listing+by+
>User+ID
>
>
>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
>
>--
>Regards,
>Rohit Yadav
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