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From Pranav Saxena <pranav.sax...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: '[PROPOSAL]' Third party plugins
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2012 19:44:52 GMT
No , the UI just needs to be refreshed . There is no need to restart management server. 

Regards,
Pranav

-----Original Message-----
From: Animesh Chaturvedi [mailto:animesh.chaturvedi@citrix.com] 
Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2012 11:39 AM
To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: RE: '[PROPOSAL]' Third party plugins

Does this require reboot of the management server?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Pranav Saxena [mailto:pranav.saxena@citrix.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2012 11:16 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: '[PROPOSAL]' Third party plugins
> 
> Animesh ,
> 
> We have a config  .js file for maintaining the list of plugin ID's  . 
> We use the plugin ID to load the plugin into the cloudstack UI . In 
> case , a plugin is misbehaving all one needs to do is comment out the 
> plugin ID in the config.js file .This would not load the plugin on to 
> the cloudstack dashboard  and it would seem as if the plugin does not exist at all.
> 
> Regards,
> Pranav
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Animesh Chaturvedi [mailto:animesh.chaturvedi@citrix.com]
> Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2012 10:52 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: '[PROPOSAL]' Third party plugins
> 
> Sonny
> 
> How does administrator enable/ disable the plugin if it is misbehaving 
> because of bug or let's say after upgrade?
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Fang Wang [mailto:fang.wang@citrix.com]
> > Sent: Thursday, December 13, 2012 10:11 AM
> > To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: RE: '[PROPOSAL]' Third party plugins
> >
> > I like the idea of the plugin button so users can see all the plugins.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sonny Chhen [mailto:Sonny.Chhen@citrix.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 4:01 PM
> > To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Cc: Brian Federle; Pranav Saxena
> > Subject: '[PROPOSAL]' Third party plugins
> >
> > Hello All,
> >
> > I would like to discuss a new feature that is being worked on for 
> > the next release of CloudStack. It is the ability to add third party 
> > plugins into CloudStack while still utilizing the current ui. The 
> > procedure in which this would occur is as follows:
> >
> >
> > 1.       The developer  will write a plugin that they would like to add into
> > CloudStack
> >
> > 2.        Using a predetermined file hierarchy we create, the developer will
> > place their plugin within the folder structure and fill out a 
> > plugin.js file
> >
> > 3.       The admin will then place this folder into the existing CloudStack
> > "plugin"
> >
> > 4.       The admin will then add this new listing onto the plugin.js file that lies
> > within that folder
> >
> > 5.       The user then just has to refresh the browser and the plugin will be
> > available to use.
> >
> > We will be toying with the idea of adding a plugin button to the 
> > navigation so that the user can see what plugins have been installed 
> > and click on them to access them.
> >
> > Please see the link below for more information.
> >
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/download/attachments/30744936/plug
> > in.jpg
> >
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/3rd+Party+Plugi
> > n
> >
> > Thoughts, comments, suggestions?
> >
> > 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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