No, I'm looking to prevent images that are in use from being deleted. "In
use" and "protected" are disjoint sets.

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 3:36 PM, Fei Long Wang <feil...@catalyst.net.nz>
wrote:

>  Hi Chris,
>
> Are you looking for the 'protected' attribute? You can mark an image with
> 'protected'=True, then the image can't be deleted by accidentally.
>
> On 17/12/14 10:23, 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.
>
>  "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> 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!
>>>
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