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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: Resetting a VM is broken?
Date Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:32:39 GMT
Great - thanks!


On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 1:30 PM, Brian Federle <Brian.Federle@citrix.com>wrote:

> OK, sounds good :)
> On Mar 20, 2014, at 12:21 PM, Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Personally I prefer something more along these lines:
> >
> > This action will restore the VM to a fresh root disk. After this action,
> > the current root disk will be destroyed.
> >
> >
> > On Thu, Mar 20, 2014 at 1:19 PM, Brian Federle <Brian.Federle@citrix.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> I was just using what was suggested earlier in the thread (I'm not
> really
> >> familiar with the feature); if that is incorrect then I can change it to
> >> say,
> >>
> >> "Warning: this action is irreversible. If you continue you may lose
> data.
> >> Please confirm that you would like to proceed."
> >>
> >> -Brian
> >>
> >> On Mar 20, 2014, at 12:08 PM, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:
> >>
> >>> On 20.03.2014 18:55, Brian Federle wrote:
> >>>> Those suggestions sound good. Here are the changes I will make in the
> >> UI:
> >>>> - Change icon to use a 'recycle' symbol, to avoid confusion w/ reboot
> VM
> >>>> - Rename action(s) to reflect the name of the API calls.
> >>>> - Update the confirm dialog to say, "This action will restore the VM
> >>>> to a fresh root disk. After this action, the current root disk will
be
> >>>> attached to the VM."
> >>>
> >>> "After this action, the current root disk will be attached to the VM."
> >> <- What does this mean? To me it sounds like the VM gets re-instantiated
> >> from template and the "current" root disk will be attached as a volume,
> in
> >> addition to a _new_ root disk. This is not what is happening.
> >>>
> >>> People need to be aware that this action is irreversible and THEY WILL
> >> LOSE DATA, the message should say this.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
> >>>
> >>> Nux!
> >>> www.nux.ro
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > *Mike Tutkowski*
> > *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> > e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> > o: 303.746.7302
> > Advancing the way the world uses the
> > cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> > *(tm)*
>
>


-- 
*Mike Tutkowski*
*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
o: 303.746.7302
Advancing the way the world uses the
cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
*(tm)*

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