Quota monitoring

Quotas are allocated by project. They can be monitored via the command:

% nova quota-show
+-----------------------------+--------+
| Quota                       | Limit  |
+-----------------------------+--------+
| instances                   | 300    |
| cores                       | 400    |
| ram                         | 600000 |
| floating_ips                | 100    |
| fixed_ips                   | -1     |
| metadata_items              | 1000   |
| injected_files              | 1000   |
| injected_file_content_bytes | 10000  |
| injected_file_path_bytes    | 255    |
| key_pairs                   | 100    |
| security_groups             | 50     |
| security_group_rules        | 20     |
+-----------------------------+--------+
  • instances : number of virtual machines
  • cores : total number of cores
  • ram : total memory
  • floating-ips : number of public floating IPs (NAT)
  • fixed-ips : number of static IPs
  • metadata-items : number of metadata assignable to VMs (option –meta of nova boot command)
  • injected-files : number of files injected in the VM through the option –file
  • key-pairs : total number of SSH keys
  • security-groups : number of security groups
  • security-group-rules : total number of security group rules

To obtain a change in quotas, please contact our user support.