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From Ram Ganesh <Ram.Gan...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: UI: Too many Clicks(aargh)
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2012 06:07:59 GMT
If I want to look at the list of load balancer rules then there are a minimum of 6 clicks to
get to it. Maybe a bookmark of the breadcrumb would help. My 2 cents

Thanks,
Ram

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kevin [mailto:spam4kev@gmail.com]
> Sent: 31 August 2012 06:16
> To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> Cc: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org; cloudstack-
> users@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: UI: Too many Clicks(aargh)
> 
> Not sure about everyone else but for me it is frustrating having to
> drill down to system vm's and pod settings. I imagine my need to be in
> that area of the UI will diminish after settling on a final CS
> configuration.
> 
> But in the meantime when, checking my firewall settings, checking if
> the console to system VM's is working, confirming all the nics on the
> system VM's are on the right network definitions is a painful thing.
> Each time I tweak a CS setting that requires a CS service restart on
> mgmt server I have to re-login and drill down again.
> 
> Kevin F.
> 
> Sent from my phone
> 
> On Aug 30, 2012, at 11:59 AM, Sonny Chhen <Sonny.Chhen@citrix.com>
> wrote:
> 
> > Hello All,
> >
> > In an effort to improve upon the user experience of CloudStack I
> wanted to tackle the most talked about issue we've heard about in the
> ui, too many clicks. With that in mind, I wanted to ask where you guys
> are going within the ui that causes this issue. Is it from 1
> destination point to more information(i.e. dashboard ->instances-
> >instances details{stance detail tabs}) or is it from section to
> action(i.e.  infrastructure->zone->select zone->network tab->select
> network->network config).
> >
> > We reworked the Infrastructure page for global access to all parts as
> opposed to the original version when it was just statistics of a zone.
> With the example I sent out a few days ago(see link below), we also
> want to add a quickview with possible navigation options to a new table
> design. Your feedback will help us determine where we should be
> navigating to in this new view and where we can also make adjustments.
> >
> > Thanks in advance for the feedback and help.
> >
> >
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Apache+CloudStac
> k+UIX
> >
> > Thanks You and Best Regards,
> >
> > Sonny H. Chhen
> > Manager of User Interface & User Experience | Citrix Systems -
> CloudPlatform
> > 4988 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA  95054, USA
> >

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