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From Donal Lafferty <donal.laffe...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: The global settings beast...
Date Wed, 05 Mar 2014 09:31:15 GMT
In fairness, the biggest problem is having to reboot.

WRT to b), there is a search option that avoids the need to scroll.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Kinsella [mailto:jlk@stratosec.co]
> Sent: 05 March 2014 08:22
> To: <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Subject: The global settings beast...
> 
> One thing that's been gnawing on me - we keep shoving more and more
> stuff into the global settings shortcut instead of creating a proper settings UI.
> Then some new user comes along all shiny-eyed at the awesomeness of
> ACS, but wonders why something isn't working, only to be told that
> combination of a) it's in the docs and b) you have to scroll down through 30
> items in global settings, then change something, then restart mgmt, then re-
> login...then it'll work.
> 
> I know the UI is supposed to be a proof of concept, but I'm thinking we need
> to shed that label and empty out some closeted skeletons such as this.
> 
> Am I the only one this bothers, or should we maybe set it as a goal for 4.5
> (maybe this is on a feature list and I've missed it...)?
> 
> John

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