It just occurred to me to ask: if the popups aren't occurring, where
would we look for an indication of a problem? vcld log on the
management node? Any telltale strings we might grep for?
On Fri, Jul 06, 2012 at 10:52:34PM -0500, Michael Jinks wrote:
> Hi Josh.
> I found the e-mail setting. I expect that won't do much good when
> people are using a machine without an e-mail client.
> No, we aren't getting any popup notification. But knowing that we
> should be at least gives us something to investigate.
> On Fri, Jul 06, 2012 at 10:10:59PM -0400, Josh Thompson wrote:
> > Michael,
> > For users with "Send email notifications about reservations" set to
> > Enabled under User Preferences->General Preferences, the warning
> > emails should be sent out if the user has an email address set. Email
> > addresses are generally populated via ldap. If you are not populating
> > email addresses via ldap, the notifications will not go out.
> > There should also be a popup warning at 10 and 5 minutes within the
> > session on the reserved node. If you are not getting a popup warning,
> > there is a problem that needs to be looked in to.
> > Josh
> > On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Henry Schaffer <h...@ncsu.edu> wrote:
> > > There is a warning, or a couple of them - from the FAQ.
> > > "You will receive warnings at 10 minutes and 5 minutes before your
> > > reservation expires."
> > > IIRC, you can choose the type of notification, e.g. e-mail or ... I
> > > think you need to set this in User Preferences (which I don't remember
> > > how to access. :-)
> > >
> > > --henry
> > >
> > > On Fri, Jul 6, 2012 at 2:43 PM, Michael Jinks <mji...@uchicago.edu> wrote:
> > >> We've noticed that when a reservation times out, the system drops its
> > >> public NIC off the wire without any warning. I can imagine some pretty
> > >> unhappy users who lose track of time and lose work when they get cut
> > >> off. Has anyone engineered some kind of warning notice for this?
> > >>
> > >> Thanks.
> > >>
> > >> --
> > >> Michael Jinks :: mji...@uchicago.edu
> > >> University of Chicago IT Services
> Michael Jinks :: mji...@uchicago.edu :: 773-469-9688
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