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Re: Entities in OpenStack Auth



I think that¹s an interesting proposal. I think I'll try to put something
together to visual this.


On 3/1/11 8:14 PM, "Eric Day" <eday@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

>For that query you would, but not all. If you want to create a new
>instance for project1 you would:
>Or if you wanted to reboot instance X in project1:
>Note that the following resource is not the same as the last, since
>justin wouldn't be the owner for instance X, project1 would be:
>I think searches will always have special cases with filter options,
>but for identifying a canonical URL for a resource, having the entity
>name of the owner in there seems correct.
>The main thing I'm trying to figure out is whether to use an extra
>entity in the path for new service URLs. Swift does and Nova does not,
>and it would be nice to have some consistency. I see the benefits of
>both, and in Swift's case it needs to for simple public URLs (where
>there is no user context).
>On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 06:00:12PM -0800, Justin Santa Barbara wrote:
>>    If we're always going to pass the same user-id token (for a
>>    user), what's the value in passing it at all?  Why not get it from
>>    authentication token?
>>    e.g. my X-Auth-Token could look like:  "justinsb
>>    project1,project2,project3 5OPr9UR2xk32K9ArAjO562e" (i.e. my
>>    projects and a crypto signature)
>>    Justin
>>    On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 5:51 PM, Eric Day <eday@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>      Hi Justin,
>>      On Tue, Mar 01, 2011 at 05:14:42PM -0800, Justin Santa Barbara
>>      >    However, what I don't understand is how I can query my
>>servers in
>>      project1
>>      >    and project2 (but not those in project3). *The only way I
>>could see
>>      is
>>      >    doing something like this:
>>      >    *nova.openstack.org/v1.1/project1+project2/servers.
>>      >    I agree that REST paths aren't themselves hacky in the
>>      single-project
>>      >    case, but I don't yet grok the multi-project query. *Of the 3
>>      options I do
>>      >    grok, I see (c) as the least hacky.
>>      I would probably say use nova.openstack.org/v1.1/justin/servers
>>      one or more filter parameters in the URL or body as you mention.
>>      something to consider across all services, not just nova. AFAIK
>>      Swift doesn't support queries across multiple accounts right now,
>>      so I'd like to hear their thoughts on it as well.
>>      -Eric
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