Re: Service Broker API - updating instances


Mike Heath
 

Shannon,

The polling API in the the Asynchronous Operations documentation suffers
from the same problem. Perhaps the .../last_operation request could include
a service_id query parameter?

Thanks,

-Mike

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 5:33 PM, Shannon Coen <scoen(a)pivotal.io> wrote:

Hello Mike,

Quite reasonable. I'll put a story in the backlog.

Thank you,

Shannon Coen
Product Manager, Cloud Foundry
Pivotal, Inc.

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 2:15 PM, Mike Heath <elcapo(a)gmail.com> wrote:

One of the really nice features of the V2 Service Broker API is the
ability to broker multiple services from a single process. Each service
provides its unique id in the broker catalog. The Cloud Controller then
includes that unique id with requests to the broker making it easy for the
broker to route the request to the correct service.

The problem I'm currently having is that the API added in version 2.4 for
updating a service instances does not include the service's unique id [1].
It only provides the service instance's id and the new plan id. This makes
it very difficult to route the update request to the correct service
provider within a process brokering multiple services as it would require
querying each service provider to determine if it brokered the provided
instance.

I would like to propose adding a service_id field to the update request,
the same as every other request in the service broker API. I believe that
the main issue with this is that it implies that an instance's service
provider could be changed by the broker. I think proper documentation would
alleviate that issue though.

Thoughts?

-Mike

1 -
http://docs.cloudfoundry.org/services/api.html#updating_service_instance

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