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From Rajani Karuturi <Rajani.Karut...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Browser-based template and volume uploads
Date Mon, 30 Jun 2014 04:54:40 GMT
I am planning to work on the below proposal from chiradeep. Let me know if you have any issues/if
someone is already working on it.


~Rajani



On 21-Feb-2014, at 1:21 am, Daan Hoogland <daan.hoogland@gmail.com> wrote:

> You are right Chiradeep,
> 
> When talking about real simple installations It would be nice, though.
> for a bit more you would not want this indeed. So it would be an extra
> for the administrator. I still like the idea.
> 
> As for you wiki page, I presume you want to propose both
> implementations, Or are you defining options to choose from?
> 
> 
> On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 8:18 PM, Chiradeep Vittal
> <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com> wrote:
>> This isn't for the admin. The end user has no access to the MS file system
>> or any direct access to the secondary storage NFS server. The only
>> frontend available to the NFS secondary share is the SSVM.
>> 
>> Re: dropbox: that is already available : enter a URL.
>> 
>> On 2/20/14 11:05 AM, "Daan Hoogland" <daan.hoogland@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> Yes, shouldn't take to much work.
>>> 
>>> On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 6:01 PM, John Kinsella <jlk@stratosec.co> wrote:
>>>> You mean to load files off the management server, yea? That makes sense
>>>> to me
>>>> 
>>>> On Feb 20, 2014, at 3:14 AM, Daan Hoogland
>>>> <daan.hoogland@gmail.com<mailto:daan.hoogland@gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> why not a allowing a simple file:///home/me/my.template kind of url?
>>>> 
>>>> for simple installations this should do.
>>>> 
>>>> On Wed, Feb 19, 2014 at 11:42 PM, John Kinsella
>>>> <jlk@stratosec.co<mailto:jlk@stratosec.co>> wrote:
>>>> We definitely need to support more than http download. http upload
>>>> sounds interesting, but I'd love to see something more resilient for
>>>> large uploads. How 'bout specifying a "drop folder" type location on the
>>>> mgmt server that the server polls every 15 seconds for new files, then
>>>> in the UI the user can pick from the files shown there? Not as secure as
>>>> your browser upload pattern, though.
>>>> 
>>>> Maybe use something like https://github.com/blueimp/jquery-file-upload
>>>> that allows resumable uploads?
>>>> 
>>>> Just had the thought of maybe adding support for
>>>> dropbox/box.net/etc<http://box.net/etc>. At that point, an ImageFetch
>>>> plugin hook starts to sound interesting. Adding a bit torrent plugin
>>>> could make getting the default templates quite snappy. :)
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Feb 19, 2014, at 2:12 PM, Chiradeep Vittal
>>>> <Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com<mailto:Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com>>
wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> 
>>>> The fact that one has to have a HTTP server to host templates before
>>>> the templates can be imported into secondary storage is an
>>>> inconvenience. I am not sure how much of an inconvenience it is, but I
>>>> was asked to detail the technical architecture, if it needed to be
>>>> supported. Certainly, I can imagine for folks coming in contact with ACS
>>>> for the first time, it might seem onerous to set up another web server.
>>>> 
>>>> I've sketched a strawman proposal [1] to support browser-based uploads
>>>> of templates and volumes to secondary storage.
>>>> It is not yet a PROPOSAL since it is still raw (and I do not have time
>>>> to work on this immediately).
>>>> 
>>>> Please comment on this.
>>>> [1] https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/x/jY5cAg
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Daan
>>>> 
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>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Daan
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Daan


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