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From Sanjay Tripathi <sanjay.tripa...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DISCUSS] Ability to delete/archive Alerts and Events
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2013 12:23:04 GMT
Hi all,

This is the first draft of the functional spec: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Ability+to+delete+or+archive+Events+and+Alerts
Will keep updating it based on the feedback.

Regards,
Sanjay

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hari Kannan [mailto:hari.kannan@citrix.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, December 19, 2012 5:06 AM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Ability to delete/archive Alerts and Events
> 
> Customers have filed enhancement request to request a way to delete
> alerts. They would prefer not to do it through the database, instead want to
> acknowledge alerts and remove them. Some of these alerts are months old
> and makes no sense to keep, according to them. Currently there is no way to
> control Alerts via API (you can only list them). They would  prefer not to do it
> through the database but as stated above, there is no way today to
> acknowledge and remove them.
> 
> Requirements:
> 
> -          Able to select one or more alerts/events and delete them using API or
> UI
> 
> -          Able to archive the selected alerts/events instead of delete - archive
> will not show them on the UI/listed via API, but will still be maintained in the
> DB (for auditing/compliance purposes)
> 
> -          Ability to delete alerts by a time period
> 
> -          Ability to delete alerts by a "category"?
> 
> -          Introduce "alert.purge.delay" - alerts older than specified number of
> days will be purged. Value set to 0 to never purge events automatically
> (there already exists an "event purge delay" global config
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Alex Huang [mailto:Alex.Huang@citrix.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2012 3:23 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [DISCUSS] Ability to delete/archive Alerts and Events
> 
> Can you send out what you believe to be the requirements for this feature?
> 
> For example, is it all manual operation?  Do we need any auto-archive
> function?
> 
> --Alex
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Sanjay Tripathi [mailto:sanjay.tripathi@citrix.com]
> > Sent: Monday, December 17, 2012 9:59 PM
> > To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: [DISCUSS] Ability to delete/archive Alerts and Events
> >
> > Hi all,
> >
> > In CloudStack, we have notification services like Alerts and Events
> > that helps admin in managing the cloud. Admin can get a list of Alerts
> > and Events but there is no way to control them i.e. to acknowledge and
> > delete/archive them, the only way to delete them is though the
> > database. Sometime the alerts in the database are months old and make
> no sense to keep them.
> > I am planning to add this functionality so that admin can delete or
> > archive the acknowledged Alerts/Events based on parameters like id,
> > type , time etc. CS admin can manage them by using the APIs or through
> CloudStack UI.
> >
> > I am working on FS and will share it shortly.
> >
> > Please let me know your comments/suggestions.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Sanjay

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