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Table 8 IaaS Service/CSI/PSSA operation specifications for rackspace cloud servers

From: An approach to unified cloud service access, manipulation and dynamic orchestration via semantic cloud service operation specification framework

Cloud Service Level Operations Rackspace Cloud Servers  
Type SRPreCondition SRParameter/SRSubject SROutcome SRPostCondition
List VM Instances SIR Unconditional Rackspace Region(M) Rackspace FlavorID(M) Rackspace CloudServerIDs Unconditional
Create VM Instance SMR < Rackspace CloudServersAbsolute Limits, i.e. 100 Rackspace Server name(M), Rackspace ImageRef(M), Rackspace OSDiskConfig (O), Rackspace Metadata(O), Rackspace KeyPair(O), etc. Rackspace CloudServer InstanceID Instance is in “ACTIVE” state
Reboot VM Instances SMR Unconditional Rackspace CloudServerID(M), Rackspace RebootType(M), e.g. SOFT, HARD Operation Succeeded Instances are in “ACTIVE” state
Resize VM Instances SMR Instances are Rackspace Standard Flavor Rackspace CloudServerID, Rackspace FlavorID(M) Operation Succeeded Unconditional
CSI Level Operations Rackspace Cloud Servers Instance
Type SRPreCondition SRParameter/SRSubject SROutcome SRPostCondition
Get VM Flavor SIR Unconditional Rackspace CloudServer InstanceID(M) Rackspace FlavorID Unconditional
Get VM Image SIR Unconditional Rackspace CloudServer InstanceID(M) Rackspace ImageRef Unconditional
Create VM Image SMR Unconditional Rackspace CloudServer InstanceID(M) Rackspace ImageRef Image is in “ACTIVE” state
Terminate VM Instance SMR Instance is NOT in “DELETED” state Rackspace CloudServer InstanceID(M) Operation Succeeded Instance is in “DELETED” state
PSSA Level Operations Rackspace Cloud Servers Image
Type SRPreCondition SRParameter/SRSubject SROutcome SRPostCondition
Get Image Architecture SIR Unconditional Rackspace ImageRef (M) Rackspace ImageArch Unconditional
Get Image OS Type SIR Unconditional Rackspace ImageRef (M) Rackspace ImageOSType Unconditional
Create VM Instance(s) SMR < Rackspace CloudServersAbsolute Limits, i.e. 100 Rackspace Server name(M), Rackspace ImageRef(M), Rackspace OSDiskConfig (O), Rackspace Metadata(O), Rackspace KeyPair(O), etc. Rackspace CloudServer InstanceID Instance is in “ACTIVE” state
Delete Image SMR Image is NOT in “DELETED” state EC2 AMIID(M) Operation Succeeded Unconditional