cloudstack-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Nitin Mehta <>
Subject RE: About cloudstack error messages
Date Mon, 28 May 2012 14:13:53 GMT
Hi Xia,
Can you please file a bug for your use case with snippet of logs attached ?
CS already has error codes for all the exception it throws.


-----Original Message-----
From: Abhinandan Prateek [] 
Sent: Monday, May 28, 2012 11:12 AM
Subject: RE: About cloudstack error messages

Have you enabled debug logs?  In general if you look back in the logs you can figure out the
reason for the error.
But yes we should definitely strive to make the logs more user friendly.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Xia Weiran []
>Sent: Monday, May 28, 2012 10:53 AM
>Subject: About cloudstack error messages
>Hi, all
>I've got a question about the error message improvement.
>currently cloudstack provides limited error message when an operation fails.
>for instance, say im trying to add a host to a cluster, but it fails 
>with an error message "
> Unable to add the host", this is not meaningful and quite 
>user-friendly, the reason might be cannot route to host, or host can 
>not route to storage, or invalid password. But users have no idea 
>what's going wrong and what they should troubleshoot unless they know how to check the
>I want to know if there is any plan for cloudstack to improve this, and 
>if yes how does it look like, i.e, error code with detail messages, or 
>as a part of event desription?

View raw message