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Subject: Re: [id-cloud] Gap Analysis Use Case 2: Identity Provisioning

On 02/05/2012 11:11 PM, Gershon Janssen wrote:

This discussion thread is to start an on-list discussion on the Gap Analysis
of individual use cases. Use case numbers refer to the use cases as
described in the 'OASIS Identity in the Cloud TC Use Cases' Version 1.0,
Working Draft 02, 15 December 2011, which is available at

The information below describes the current state. You are invited to
respond on-list to this thread with any comments, insights, additions, etc.
All input will be gathered from the list and consolidated into the next
revision of the Gap Analysis document.


Use Case 2: Identity Provisioning

Short description:
Feature the need support and manage customer policies for identity
decommissioning including transitioning of affected resources to new

Relevant applicable standards:
- Cloud Management WG

Analysis notes:

Possible GAPs identified:

The following possible GAPs have been identified:
- CRUD of Virtual Machines
There does not seem to be any standard followed in the identification of virtual machines. It seems to be a trend among all the VM vendors to use UUID as the identification for the VMs. There is no formal specification for identification of virtual machines.

- Commissioning / decommissioning of cloud resources (including their
- Transitioning of resources (including their attributes) to a different
identity when a particular identity is decommissioned


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