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Difference between service apis and admin apis

asked 2013-10-30 03:00:10 -0600

sngirame gravatar image

Can someone please explain me the difference between service api & admin api in openstack.

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answered 2017-03-14 15:03:26 -0600

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OpenStack Service APIs are used to launch server instances, create images, assign metadata to instances and images, create storage containers and objects, and complete other actions in your OpenStack cloud.

Admin Api refers to the superset of RESTful API commands that allow one to create, delete, and modify users and roles. Admin Api helps perform management tasks such as creating and deleting databases.The capability to perform administrative tasks without authentication.

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