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From "Alan D. Cabrera" <>
Subject Re: Web Console - JVM portlet
Date Sat, 06 Aug 2005 17:07:58 GMT
Joe Bohn wrote, On 8/3/2005 5:58 AM:

> Do we need this type of detail about the JVM in an administrative 
> portlet (see the JVM portlet under Server)?   This seems to be a bit 
> over the top.  IMO this is especially true when listing the details on 
> the OS, Sun (will this even work if we're not using the sun?) User, 
> and Etc sections. 
> I think this is all really useful data for us and possibly even for 
> people building a server from the components of Geronimo.  However, 
> for the average user that is just going to pick up Geronimo, do some 
> minor configuration, and deploy applications this seems a bit 
> overwhelming.   Also, it has been my experience that more extraneous 
> information is not always a "good thing to have which can easily be 
> ignored".  Some users look at this and decide that the server is too 
> complicated for their needs.   Perhaps it would be better to reference 
> this information during initialization and save it off to a file for 
> reference when debugging a problem.
> Thoughts?
I don't see how it could hurt, even for unsophisticated users.  It's not 
like we're making them go to that page, right?


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