Detailed Permissions Matrix for Cloud Big Data

  • Last updated on: 2016-01-15
  • Authored by: Renee Rendon

The following permissions matrix displays specific permissions for the roles in Cloud Big Data v1. The matrix displays the method names, their corresponding RESTful API commands, and the roles that are supported.

Note: For additional information about RBAC, see the API Documentation.

As of February 4, 2014

Method API Action Role Description
PROFILES      
Get User Profile GET /profile Observer & Creator & Admin Returns detailed profile information for the current user.
Create a User Profile POST /profile Creator & Admin Creates a profile or updates the information in an existing profile.
CLUSTERS      
Create a Cluster POST /clusters Creator & Admin Creates a new cluster.
Delete a Cluster DELETE /clusters/{clusterId} Admin only Deletes a specified cluster.
List Clusters GET /clusters Observer & Creator & Admin Lists all clusters for your account.
Get Cluster Details GET /clusters/{clusterId} Observer & Creator & Admin Returns details for a specified cluster.
Perform an Action on a Cluster POST /clusters/{clusterId}/action Creator & Admin Performs an actionon a specified cluster, such as resizing.
NODES      
List Nodes in a cluster GET /clusters/{clusterId}/nodes Observer & Creator & Admin Lists all nodes for a specified cluster.
Get Node Details GET /clusters/{clusterId}/nodes/{nodeId} Observer & Creator & Admin Returns details for a specified node in a specified cluster.
FLAVORS      
List Available Flavors GET /flavors  Observer & Creator & Admin Lists all available flavors.
Get Flavor Details GET /flavors/{flavorId} Observer & Creator & Admin Lists the details for the specified flavor.
List Supported Cluster Types for a Flavor GET /flavors/{flavorid}/types Observer & Creator & Admin Lists the supported cluster types for the specified flavor.
TYPES      
List Cluster Types GET /types Observer & Creator & Admin Returns a list of cluster types.
Get Cluster Type Details GET /types/{typeId} Observer & Creator & Admin Returns details for the specified cluster type.
List Supported Flavors for a Cluster Type GET /types/{typeid}/flavors Lists the supported flavors for the specified cluster type.  
RESOURCE LIMITS      
List Resource Limits for User GET /limits Displays the resource limits for the user.  

## Cloud Big Data Terminology

Cluster

A group of servers (nodes). In Cloud Big Data, the servers are virtual.

Node

In a network, a node is a connection point, either a redistribution point or an end point for data transmissions. In general, a node has programmed or engineered capability to recognize and process or forward transmissions to other nodes.

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