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How to share a snapshot of a volume with another user that is in different project/tenant?

asked 2014-12-03 00:12:11 -0500

ndp76 gravatar image

Scenario: Have 2 projects/tenants:

  1. Project1 - userA
  2. Project2 - userB

UserA performs following steps:

  • creates a block device volume; get's some data populated
  • create a snapshot of a volume

Now, UserA wants to give permission to userB (in project2) to the newly created snapshot so that userB can than create a new volume using that snapshot.

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answered 2017-02-04 05:04:37 -0500

Ashish Chandra gravatar image

Please follow the below mentioned steps to successfully transfer a volume from one tenant to anothe.

  1. From the Volumes tab from left menu. Select "Create Transfer" from the "Edit Volume" drop down.

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  1. Get the Transfer ID and Authorization Key for the same.

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  1. The volume would be in the awaiting transfer state.

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  1. Change the tenant and select "Accept transfer" and

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  1. Put the Transfer ID and Authorization Key selected from the previous step to complete the process.

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Happy to Help.

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answered 2015-09-07 14:02:11 -0500

This might be helpful:

  • https://www.mirantis.com/blog/whats-new-in-openstack-havana-cinder/ (TRANSFER A VOLUME FROM ONE TENANT/PROJECT TO ANOTHER)
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