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From Rex Wang <rwo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Re-categorize the items in navigation pane for G2.2
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2009 08:41:03 GMT
2009/11/20 David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com>

> Hi Jeff,
>
> This organization doesn't quite make sense to me.
>
> I can see something like
>
>
> >App Server
> info
> java system info
> server logs
> shutdown
> thread pools
> web server
> ejb server
> jms server
> DB info
> DB Manager
>
> >Resources
> Jar aliases
> Respository
> JMS Resources (why not under applications??)
> Database pools (again, why not under applications?)
>
> >Applications
> Deploy New
> Plan Creator
> Plugins
> System Modules
> Application Ears
> Web App Wars
> Ejb Jars
> J2CA Connectors
> App Clients
>
> >Security
> Security Realms
> Keystores
> Certificate Authrotiry
> Users and Groups (this is not useful for real apps since it only looks at
> the default properties file security realm which hopefully no one will ever
> use in production)
>
> >Monitoring
> JMX Viewer
> JNDI Viewere
> Classloader viewer
> Dependency Viewer
> Monitoring
> LDAP Viewer (We don't install ldap by default, and this is a pretty weak
> app compared to e.g. ApacheDS Studio)
>
Yes. While I was updating the dojo of debug view portlets, I also have a
question in mind that why we implement such viewer in geronimo. Since
compared with the others(Dependency viewer, Classloader..), it is not very
closed with geronimo. So shall we cut this from our web console?

-Rex

>
> I'm not sure about
> Apache HTTP since these are instructions that IIUC don't do anything in the
> actual geronimo server.  I really don't know where to put them.
>
> I've tried to put stuff in better categories (e.g. j2ca connectors are
> applications) and to put the most important/ most likely to be used choices
> first.
>
> Since there is some question (at least from me) about a good order I'm not
> sure if this should go in 2.2.  If you like what I suggest and no one else
> objects I guess I'm OK with it but I'd also be OK with just rearranging
> stuff in 3.0.
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
> On Nov 19, 2009, at 8:31 PM, chi runhua wrote:
>
> I'm also attaching the snapshot of updated navigation layout for your
> reference.
>
>
> Jeff C
>
> On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 12:25 PM, chi runhua <chirunhua@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi devs,
>>
>> With the help of Shawn, we realized it's pretty easy to re-categorize the
>> items in navigation pane because of flexible architecture of Geronimo plugin
>> system. Just wonder if we could include the updates to the coming G2.2
>> release as a transitional stage of Console improvement task in G3.0. Here is
>> how I did it.
>>
>>  Locate all the AdminConsoleExtensionGBean in plan.xml of each portlet and
>> change the pageTitle attribute. For example,
>>       Update
>>          <gbean name="JMSServerManager"
>> class="org.apache.geronimo.pluto.AdminConsoleExtensionGBean">
>>            <attribute name="pageTitle">Server/JMS Server</attribute>
>>            ...
>>       To
>>          <gbean name="JMSServerManager"
>> class="org.apache.geronimo.pluto.AdminConsoleExtensionGBean">
>>            <attribute name="pageTitle">Application Server/JMS
>> Server</attribute>
>>            ...
>>
>>  The new category is nearly identical with the proposal in
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-4950. I've built the
>> server assembly locally and looks everything just works fine.
>>
>> If you think it's acceptable, I'll open a new JIRA and submit the patches
>> for 2.2 branch&trunk later.
>>
>> Any comments?
>>
>>
>> Jeff C
>>
>
> <NavigationItem_regroup.png>
>
>
>

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