+1

Thanks,
-Nikhil

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From: Jay Pipes [jaypi...@gmail.com]
Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 4:33 PM
To: openstack-dev@lists.openstack.org
Subject: Re: [openstack-dev] [glance] Option to skip deleting images in use?

On 12/16/2014 04:23 PM, Chris St. Pierre wrote:
> The goal here is protection against deletion of in-use images, not a
> workaround that can be executed by an admin. For instance, someone
> without admin still can't do that, and someone with a fat finger can
> still delete images in use.

Then set the protected property on the image, which prevents it from
being deleted.

 From the glance CLI image-update help output:

--is-protected [True|False]
                         Prevent image from being deleted.

> "Don't lose your data" is a fine workaround for taking backups, but most
> of us take backups anyway. Same deal.
>
> On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 2:30 PM, Jay Pipes <jaypi...@gmail.com
> <mailto:jaypi...@gmail.com>> wrote:
>
>     Just set the images to is_public=False as an admin and they'll
>     disappear from everyone except the admin.
>
>     -jay
>
>
>     On 12/16/2014 03:09 PM, Chris St. Pierre wrote:
>
>         Currently, with delay_delete enabled, the Glance scrubber happily
>         deletes whatever images you ask it to. That includes images that are
>         currently in use by Nova guests, which can really hose things.
>         It'd be
>         nice to have an option to tell the scrubber to skip deletion of
>         images
>         that are currently in use, which is fairly trivial to check for and
>         provides a nice measure of protection.
>
>         Without delay_delete enabled, checking for images in use likely
>         takes
>         too much time, so this would be limited to just images that are
>         scrubbed
>         with delay_delete.
>
>         I wanted to bring this up here before I go to the trouble of
>         writing a
>         spec for it, particularly since it doesn't appear that glance
>         currently
>         talks to Nova as a client at all. Is this something that folks
>         would be
>         interested in having? Thanks!
>
>         --
>         Chris St. Pierre
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