Okay, I'll go with #3. Thanks for the input. Josh
On Fri September 30 2011 5:08:39 PM Creech, David wrote: > I agree with Mike that option 3 sounds like the best solution. > > Thanks, > > David Creech > > Sent from my iPad > > On Sep 30, 2011, at 3:25 PM, "Waldron, Michael H" <mwald...@email.unc.edu> wrote: > > I like option 3. If you can admin a vmhost you should be able to see what > > VMs are assigned to it. Having the VMs that are assigned, but for which > > you don't have admin access displayed in a separate area is a good idea. > > If you need to remove it you should be able to coordinate with the > > person that does have admin access. > > > > Mike Waldron > > Systems Specialist > > ITS Research Computing > > University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill > > CB #3420, ITS Manning, Rm 2509 > > 919-962-9778 > > ________________________________________ > > From: Josh Thompson [josh_thomp...@ncsu.edu] > > Sent: Friday, September 30, 2011 2:47 PM > > To: email@example.com > > Subject: VCL-400 managing VMs on vmhosts > > > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > > Hash: SHA1 > > > > I'm working on JIRA issue VCL-400. It is to change the list of > > unassigned VMs for a vmhost to only display VMs that the user has > > administer access to instead of all unassigned VMs. > > > > The way the page currently works is that you can see any vmhosts you have > > administer access to. Then, you can see any VMs assigned to that host > > and any VMs unassigned to that host, regardless of whether or not you > > have administer access to those VMs (both assigned and unassigned). > > Unassigned VMs that you don't have access to should not show up in the > > list - that's pretty clear and is what VCL-400 addresses. However, the > > question arises of whether or not VMs that you don't have access to > > should show up in the assigned VMs list, meaning you have administer > > access to the vmhost but not administer access to a VM assigned to it. > > So, I'm wondering what other people think: > > > > (1)-Should you be able to remove a VM from a vmhost when you have > > administer access to the host but not to the VM? > > > > (2)-If so, once you remove it, it shouldn't later appear in the > > unassigned list because you don't have access to it. So, it's kind of > > like it just disappears. How should that be handled? Maybe a warning > > box that pops up saying you won't be able to reassign it if you remove > > it? > > > > (3)-Alternative - Assigned VMs you don't have access to are displayed > > elsewhere on the page so you know they are on the host, but you aren't > > given the option of removing them. > > > > Keep in mind that you cannot immediately remove a VM that currently has a > > reservation on it - you can only schedule it to be removed at the end of > > the reservation. > > > > At the moment, I'm okay with either (2) with the warning box or (3). > > What do others think? > > > > Thanks, > > Josh > > - -- > > - ------------------------------- > > Josh Thompson > > VCL Developer > > North Carolina State University -- ------------------------------- Josh Thompson Systems Programmer Virtual Computing Lab (VCL) North Carolina State University josh_thomp...@ncsu.edu 919-515-5323 my GPG/PGP key can be found at www.keyserver.net
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