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From Sanjay Tripathi <sanjay.tripa...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Limit Resources to domain/account
Date Mon, 28 Jan 2013 12:00:21 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chiradeep Vittal [mailto:Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 24, 2013 12:35 AM
> To: CloudStack DeveloperList
> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Limit Resources to domain/account
> 
> Yes, I believe an alarm should be raised. This way it is possible to initiate a
> workflow in an external system to get higher limits approved.

We can plan this as an enhancement for future release.

> 
> On 1/23/13 9:06 AM, "Sanjay Tripathi" <sanjay.tripathi@citrix.com> wrote:
> 
> >
> >Comments Inline
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Chiradeep Vittal [mailto:Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com]
> >> Sent: Tuesday, January 22, 2013 12:22 PM
> >> To: CloudStack DeveloperList
> >> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Limit Resources to domain/account
> >>
> >> Are there any alarms / events /warnings raised for this condition?
> >[]  If user cross the resource limit set for his/her account,
> >CloudStack throws a message to the user that limit of this resource
> >type has been exceeded. Apart from this CS does not send any alarm or
> >warnings for this condition(if there is a requirement for this, I can
> >definitely add it into this feature).
> >
> >> Can the end-user see how much capacity he / she has left (through an
> >> API
> >> call)
> >> Can they see it on the UI?
> >[] We don't have separate API for this. To calculate the resources that
> >are left for his/her account, user can use listAccounts API which
> >displays the resource limits and the total resources that are being
> >consumed by that account.
> >In CloudStack UI, user can see the resource details under the "accounts"
> >detailView.
> >
> >> Should the limits be associated with an account? Or should the
> >>account be  linked to a 'rate plan'.
> >>
> >> On 1/21/13 10:36 PM, "Chiradeep Vittal" <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com>
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> >Please update the FS with this important detail.
> >> >
> >> >On 1/16/13 11:52 AM, "Sanjay Tripathi" <sanjay.tripathi@citrix.com>
> >>wrote:
> >> >
> >> >>Koushik,
> >> >>
> >> >>>What is the upgrade story? For e.g. say based on the existing VM's
> >> >>>for an account, the total CPU and RAM exceeds the global maximums.
> >> >>>What happens in this case?
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>If admin sets the limits for an account and suppose that account
> >> >>already has existing VMs whose total CPU and RAM counts are
> >> >>exceeding the limits, in this case CloudStack would not shut down
> >> >>the VMs assigned to account to level the resources. If the user
> >> >>tries to deploy a VM, CS will check the limits of that account and
> >> >>in this case CS will not allow the account to deploy the VM.
> >> >>
> >> >>>Also for CPU number of cores are considered, should speed also be
> >> >>>considered?
> >> >>Thanks for suggestion :), we can consider speed also as a part of
> >> >>CPU resource.
> >> >>
> >> >>Thanks,
> >> >>Sanjay
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >> >>> From: Chris Sears [mailto:chris.x.sears@sungard.com]
> >> >>> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:39 PM
> >> >>> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >> >>> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Limit Resources to domain/account
> >> >>>
> >> >>> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 6:00 AM, Sanjay Tripathi
> >> >>> <sanjay.tripathi@citrix.com
> >> >>> > wrote:
> >> >>>
> >> >>> > Can anyone suggest that what should be the default max resource
> >> >>> > values that an account/project can have for the following
> >> >>> > global config
> >> >>> parameters:
> >> >>>
> >> >>>
> >> >>> It seems like the least surprising default max would be to leave
> >> >>>them  all unlimited. Otherwise, it's likely some admins will just
> >> >>>overlook  this and then just stumble upon the arbitrary limit. If
> >> >>>you default to  unlimited, only admins who need to restrict it
> >> >>>will need to be concerned with the settings.
> >> >>>
> >> >>> As an aside, I wasn't clear from the FS how to specify "unlimited"
> >> >>>in the UI.
> >> >>> Does leaving the value blank imply unlimited?
> >> >>>
> >> >>>  - Chris
> >> >
> >


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