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From Nitin Mehta <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] DeployVirtualMachine userdata enhancements
Date Wed, 30 Jan 2013 04:30:54 GMT
Good point Rohit, but I suggest making only those API's POST which create
a resource (like deployVm here) and not all of them.
Ideally, we need to be using the right http methods for a true restful web

Also about the length part, how then we allow user data to be of size 2kb
currently ?

On 30/01/13 9:43 AM, "Rohit Yadav" <> wrote:

>+1 But if we are sending base64 encoded userdata as part of POST, we
>can increase the limit even further.
>-1 If userdata will be sent as part of GET query, based on the rfc [1]
>and from the widely used ugliest web browser [2] the GET url length
>should be <= 2000 (we're already exceeding that how we send userdata
>request at present).
>Suggestion: Make POST as the default way of requesting apis from mgmt
>On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 7:40 PM, Hari Kannan <>
>> Hello All,
>> I wish to propose increasing the size of userdata to be passed along
>>with DeployVirtualMachine API - I have added some info here
>>  along with a JIRA ticket
>> Please review and comment
>> Hari Kannan

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