OpenStack project to provide “Shared Filesystems as a service”.
Service that provides a stable RESTful API. The service authenticates and routes requests throughout the Shared Filesystem service. There is python-manilaclient to interact with the API.
Command line interface to interact with Manila via manila-api and also a Python module to interact programmatically with Manila.
Responsible for scheduling/routing requests to the appropriate manila-share service. It does that by picking one back-end while filtering all except one back-end.
Responsible for managing Shared File Service devices, specifically the back-end devices.
Acronym for ‘driver handles share servers’. It defines two different share driver modes when they either do handle share servers or not. Each driver is allowed to work only in one mode at once. Requirement is to support, at least, one mode.

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