Permissions Matrix for Cloud Block Storage


The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Cloud Block Storage. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported.  

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Cloud Block Storage Terminology

As of February 7, 2013

CAPABILITYROLEDescription
Method NameAPI CallObserverCreatorAdmin 

VOLUMES

Create VolumePOST /volumes 

Creates the volume. 

 

List VolumesGET /volumes

Lists summary information for all block storage volumes that the tenant who submits the request can access.

 

List Volumes (Detailed)GET /volumes/detail

Lists detailed information for all Block Storage volumes that the tenant who submits the request can access.

 

Show VolumeGET /volumes/{volume_id}

View all information about a single volume.

 

Rename VolumePUT /volumes/{volume_id}

Updates a volume's display name and display description.

 

Delete VolumeDELETE /volumes/{volume_id}  

Deletes a single volume. 

 

VOLUME TYPES

List Volume TypesGET /types

Requests a list of volume types. 

 

Describe Volume TypeGET /types/{volume_type_id} 

Requests a single volume type. 

 

SNAPSHOTS

Create SnapshotPOST /snapshots 

Creates a snapshot. 

 

List SnapshotsGET /snapshots

Lists summary information for all Block Storage snapshots that the tenant who submits the request can access.

 

List Snapshots (Detailed)GET /snapshots/detail

Lists detailed information for all Block Storage snapshots that the tenant who submits the request can access.

 

Show SnapshotGET /snapshots/{snapshot_id}

View all information about a single snapshot.

 

Delete SnapshotDELETE /snapshots/{snapshot_id}  

Deletes a single snapshot. 

 

 

Cloud Block Storage Terminology

Snapshot

A point-in-time copy of the data contained in a volume.

Volume

A detachable block storage device. You can think of it as a USB hard drive. It can onlt be attached to one instance at a time.

Volume Type

The type of a block storage volume. There are two types: SATA for standard performance and SSD for high performance.

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