On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 11:35 PM, Gabriel Hurley
<Gabriel.Hurley@nebula.com>wrote: > Indeed, uploading large files with the Horizon webserver as an
> intermediate relay is a nasty business which we want to discourage. We are
> looking at ways to send files directly from the Horizon client-side UI to
> swift/glance for large file upload in the future.
I'm also trying a same kind of an approach, my question was also based on
that. I was thinking of invoking Glance API s directly from the UI, not
going through Horizon webserver. Earlier by "Horizon" I was referring to
the "UI" only.
Therefore, there is a practical usage of this kind of a feature, isn't it? >
> All the best,
> - Gabriel
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> > email@example.com] On Behalf Of Jay
> > Pipes
> > Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2012 10:43 AM
> > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: [Openstack] Why Image upload functionality is not there in
> > Horizon ?
> > On 08/09/2012 02:35 AM, Sajith Kariyawasam wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > After playing around with Openstack Mangement Console, Horizon, I
> > > realize that the image upload functionality is not provided there.
> > >
> > > Is there any special reason for that? Is it because there are no Rest
> > > services available at the moment? or else is it felt that providing
> > > image upload via the UI is not practically important?
> > Probably because sending 20G Windows image files through a web form
> > interface isn't very efficient ;)
> > It's also not something a "regular user" of Glance/Nova would do -- and
> > system administrators won't do it very often, and when they do, they'll
> > the glance CLI tool to do it.
> > Best,
> > -jay
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