Cloud Feeds FAQ

Get quick answers to common questions about the Rackspace Cloud Feeds service.

Who can use Cloud Feeds?

All Rackspace customers with a Cloud services account can use Cloud Feeds.

How much does Cloud Feeds cost?

Cloud Feeds is available at no charge.

How do I grant access to Cloud Feeds?

For information aboutF how to add Cloud Feeds to individual users on your Cloud account, see Cloud eeds overview.

What can I use Cloud Feeds for?

Cloud Feeds has limited functionality and event notifications.

The following table shows the kind of information, in the form of events, that you can receive for various Rackspace Cloud services.

ServiceFeed nameEvents
Cloud Backup/backup/eventsBandwidth Usage, License Usage, Storage Usage
Cloud Big Data/bigdata/eventsHadoop Cluster Usage
Cloud Block Storage/cbs/eventsVolume Usage
Cloud Databases/dbaas/eventsDatabase Memory and Disk Usage
Cloud DNS/dns/eventsDomain Create and Delete Events
Cloud Files/files/eventsBandwidth Usage, Storage Usage
Identity/identity/eventsUser Status Events
Cloud Load Balancers/lbaas/eventsLoad Balancer, Usage System, Status Events
Cloud Monitoring/monitoring/eventsMonitoring Usage
Cloud Queues/queues/eventsBandwidth Usage, System Usage
Cloud Servers./servers/eventsBandwidth Usage, Server Usage, System Status Events

We store event notifications for up to three days so they can be retrieved when convenient and publish them in XML format. At this time, most events are related to usage, with few system and security events.

Where is Cloud Feeds available?

Cloud Feeds is available in the following regions:

  • Chicago (ORD)
  • Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW)
  • Hong Kong (HKG)
  • London (LON)
  • Northern Virginia (IAD)
  • Sydney (SYD)
What are the Terms of Service?

During the Early Access period, the Cloud Feeds Terms of Service are available at Test Terms. When the Early Access Program is over, the Terms of Service reverts to the standard Cloud Terms of Service.