#11: Node deletion
Delete an existing node of the platform
Server (Software) and Nodes (Software)
A registered actioner
A registered user with some credentials level uses the server interface (or server API) to delete a node from other user (or himself)
DAVIDE: Open topics are: If node is working or is part of a sliver, what happens?
IVAN: The owner should be informed of that, but we can't keep the owner from pulling the plug and crashing the slivers ;) . Of course that shouldn't be welcome, there should be a way for the node admin to state that no more slices are allowed (this doesn't solve the problem of long running slices).
LEANDRO: Not 100% sure but deletion and other changes relate to states of nodes (and actions that cause state transitions). We can check the node states in Planetlab (reinstall, boot, …) we could have states/actions such as: throttle (node not accepting new connections/slivers), down, restart, reinstall, shutdown, remove, suspected (not recent contact/status), running. A bit confusing as state can be the result of monitoring or actions/events originated at the server, the node or a separate monitoring service.