[Ci-users] Upcoming Feature: extendable sessions

Tue Nov 24 00:47:53 UTC 2015
David Moreau Simard <dms at redhat.com>

Good to know !

Please note that I added a comment in the RFE for this feature saying
it was no longer a priority for us as we worked around the limitation.
If you are adding this for other purposes, do go ahead :)

David Moreau Simard
Senior Software Engineer | Openstack RDO

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On Mon, Nov 23, 2015 at 7:00 PM, Karanbir Singh <mail-lists at karan.org> wrote:
> hi,
> I'm going to be working on extending the admin.ci API. The intention is
> to add the following calls:
> /Session/get?key=<api key>&alias=<some text> : this will create a new
> session for the api key specified, but will not allocate any nodes to
> this session. The alias param is optional, if specified the session can
> be referenced with that alias ( in addition to / rather than the ssid ).
> /Session/done?key=<api key>&ssid=<ssid | alias for session > : this will
> tear down the session, including all Nodes allocated to the session. The
> ssid can be specified as either the UUID based ssid returned from the
> /Session/get call or the alias requested.
> In addition to these two new calls, the /Node/get call will get an
> optional ssid= param; calling /Node/get with an ssid will add the
> requested nodes to the existing session, rather than create a new
> session. The ssid can be either the uuid based ssid allocated at
> /Session/get or an alias to an existing session.
> The /Node/done call will also get an optional additional param in node=
> where you can specify the hostname of the machine to be dropped from an
> existing session, without terminating the entire session.
> With these four changes going in, it would be possible to setup a
> session, add nodes to that session as they are needed, drop hosts as
> required, and then tear down the session when done. The alias option
> could be used for various things, including accounting by job name, job
> type etc.
> Existing scripts that use the API will not need any changes, there will
> be no change to the existing calls.
> --
> Karanbir Singh
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