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Re: OpenStack API, Reservation ID's and Num Instances ...


On May 23, 2011, at 11:25 AM, Sandy Walsh wrote:

From: Jorge Williams

> So this is 2.0 API stuff -- right.

Well, we need it now ... so we have to find a short term solution.

> Why not simply have a request on the server list with the reservation id as a parameter.
> This can easily be supported as an extension.
> So GET  /servers/detail?RID=3993882
> I would probably call it a build ID.  That would narrow the response to only those that are
> currently being build with a single request (3993882).

I'm cool with that ... why does it need to be an extension, per se? It's just an additional parameter which will be ignored until something going looking for it.

To prevent clashes.  To detect if the feature is available -- it probably wont be available in our legacy system.

How about the POST /zones/server idea?

I'll have to think about it.