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

CAPABILITY ROLE Description
Method Name API Call Observer Creator Admin  

VOLUMES

Create Volume POST /volumes  

Creates the volume. 

 

List Volumes GET /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 Volume GET /volumes/{volume_id}

View all information about a single volume.

 

Rename Volume PUT /volumes/{volume_id}

Updates a volume's display name and display description.

 

Delete Volume DELETE /volumes/{volume_id}    

Deletes a single volume. 

 

VOLUME TYPES

List Volume Types GET /types

Requests a list of volume types. 

 

Describe Volume Type GET /types/{volume_type_id}  

Requests a single volume type. 

 

SNAPSHOTS

Create Snapshot POST /snapshots  

Creates a snapshot. 

 

List Snapshots GET /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 Snapshot GET /snapshots/{snapshot_id}

View all information about a single snapshot.

 

Delete Snapshot DELETE /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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