Cinder Volume Transfer

Submitted by alvaro.soto on Thu, 03/10/2016 - 20:52

Let's assume you want to change ownership of volume from Tenant_A to Tenant_B.

Step 1: Tenant A will initiate an Ownership Transfer which will enable another tenant to take ownership of it.

$ source openrc Tenant_A Tenant_A
$ cinder transfer-create [volume_id]

An Authentication Key and a Transfer ID are returned here.

Step 2: Tenant B needs to accept the Transfer using the Transfer ID and The Authentication Keygenerated above.

$ source openrc Tenant_B Tenant_B
$ cinder transfer-accept [transfer_id] [auth_key]

You should now see that volume associated with Tenant_B