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From Chiradeep Vittal <Chiradeep.Vit...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Dedicated Resources: Dedicate Pods, Clusters, Hosts to a domain
Date Thu, 20 Dec 2012 07:07:56 GMT
Given the move away from defining these access rights in code (see [1]), I
hope that these checks are going to be defined in the new ACL check layer.

[1] 
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/CloudStack+API+refac
toring

On 12/19/12 10:39 PM, "Manikanta Kattamuri"
<manikanta.kattamuri@sungard.com> wrote:

>This seems to be sort of a private cloud feature in a shared DC.
>
>> In this feature
>> - Root Admin should be able to dedicate a pod/cluster/host to a
>> particular domain or sub-domain.
>Will the domain/sub-domain will also have access to shared resources?
>
>Then what happens to the domain specific resources like iso's, templates
>etc... where will they be placed.
>
>
>--Mani
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Anthony Xu [mailto:Xuefei.Xu@citrix.com]
>Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 11:59 AM
>To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org;
>cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
>Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Dedicated Resources: Dedicate Pods, Clusters, Hosts
>to a domain
>
>> In this feature
>> - Root Admin should be able to dedicate a pod/cluster/host to a
>> particular domain or sub-domain.
>
>How about primary storage?  Can PS be dedicated to a domain?
>
>Can an account have dedicated resource?
>
>> - If there is no available resources in the dedicated
>> pod/cluster/host, then CloudStack should fail the operation
>>   for a user in that domain.
>
>If this happens, how does admin handle this?
>Can admin extend resource for this domain?
>
>
>Anthony
>
>
>
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Deepti Dohare [mailto:deepti.dohare@citrix.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 10:20 PM
>> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org; cloudstack-
>> users@incubator.apache.org
>> Subject: [DISCUSS] Dedicated Resources: Dedicate Pods, Clusters, Hosts
>> to a domain
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Currently in CloudStack architecture, domains can have dedicated zones
>> but not pods, clusters or hosts.
>>
>> We are proposing this functionality in "Dedicated Resources" where a
>> domain or a sub-domain can have dedicated pods,  clusters or hosts.
>>
>> Why we need this feature:
>> Dedicating a zone might be very expensive offering for an end users,
>> whereas dedicating a pod, cluster or a host may be more economical.
>> This feature will allow Root-Admin to dedicate resources to a specific
>> domain that needs private infrastructure for additional security or
>> performance guarantees.
>>
>> In this feature
>> - Root Admin should be able to dedicate a pod/cluster/host to a
>> particular domain or sub-domain.
>> - Any users in that domain can access pod/cluster/host dedicated to
>> their domain.
>> - No users outside that domain, can access the dedicated pod, cluster
>> or hosts (eg. deploy instance on that pod/cluster/host).
>> - If there is no available resources in the dedicated
>> pod/cluster/host, then CloudStack should fail the operation
>>   for a user in that domain.
>>
>> I have filed a jira request:
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-681, to track this
>> feature. Please let me know any comments and suggestions.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Deepti


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