[one-users] feature request: Instantiate as owner/group

Carlos Martín Sánchez cmartin at opennebula.org
Thu Feb 20 08:07:36 PST 2014


On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 3:28 PM, Stefan Kooman <stefan at bit.nl> wrote:

> Hi List,
> I would like to have the ability to instantiate a vm (or create one
> based on a template) on behalf of a user and/or group. At submission
> time oned/sched would check if the user has suitable permissions on all
> of the resources defined in the template and otherwise fail, i.e.:  the
> same way "servers authentication" work (section C, [1]).  Currently
> you're able to chown the vm to a user/group but this does not ensure the
> user has enough permissions to re-create or re-instantiate the same
> template later on.
> Gr. Stefan
> [1]:
> http://docs.opennebula.org/stable/administration/authentication/external_auth.html?highlight=authentication

Maybe this could be implemented as a special type of sunstone login,
instead of an option to perform certain actions. So you could enter your
oneadmin credentials + the username you want to log in as.

How does it sound?


Carlos Martín, MSc
Project Engineer
OpenNebula - Flexible Enterprise Cloud Made Simple
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