Initial creation of a shared storage volume and assign it to several VM’s
Accommodate and provide mechanisms for last-mile consumption of shares by consumers of the service that aren't mediated by Nova.
Share is flagged as inactive and data are not destroyed for later usage or in case of legal requirements.
Destroy entire share with all data and free space for further usage.
Import an existing share with data and assign it to a tenant. E.g. migrating an existing production storage to OpenStack.
Resize existing and assigned share on the fly.