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From Chiradeep Vittal <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Limit Resources to domain/account
Date Tue, 22 Jan 2013 06:52:24 GMT
Are there any alarms / events /warnings raised for this condition?
Can the end-user see how much capacity he / she has left (through an API
Can they see it on the UI?
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" <>

>Please update the FS with this important detail.
>On 1/16/13 11:52 AM, "Sanjay Tripathi" <> wrote:
>>>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
>>Thanks for suggestion :), we can consider speed also as a part of CPU
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: Chris Sears []
>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 16, 2013 10:39 PM
>>> To:
>>> Subject: Re: [DISCUSS] Limit Resources to domain/account
>>> On Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 6:00 AM, Sanjay Tripathi
>>> <
>>> > 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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