A simple solution that wouldn’t require modification of glance would be a cron job that lists images and snapshots and marks them protected while they are in use.
Vish On Dec 16, 2014, at 3:19 PM, Collins, Sean <sean_colli...@cable.comcast.com> wrote: > On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 05:12:31PM EST, Chris St. Pierre wrote: >> No, I'm looking to prevent images that are in use from being deleted. "In >> use" and "protected" are disjoint sets. > > I have seen multiple cases of images (and snapshots) being deleted while > still in use in Nova, which leads to some very, shall we say, > interesting bugs and support problems. > > I do think that we should try and determine a way forward on this, they > are indeed disjoint sets. Setting an image as protected is a proactive > measure, we should try and figure out a way to keep tenants from > shooting themselves in the foot if possible. > > -- > Sean M. Collins > _______________________________________________ > OpenStack-dev mailing list > OpenStackfirstname.lastname@example.org > http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev _______________________________________________ OpenStack-dev mailing list OpenStackemail@example.com http://lists.openstack.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/openstack-dev