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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 7.1
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 16, 2016

Dynamic SSM Resource Group History Files to SFS

Dynamic SSM resource groups work well in Symphony 7 but for one issue. By definition a dynamic resource group does not contain management hosts but consists of regular compute hosts. These hosts do not know of the shared file system where session history files need to be written so the session history info can be viewed in the PMC and database. To make this work right now, the path to the shared file system needs to be hardcode in the application profiles. A much better way to do this is to pass down the high level path to the shared file system to the SSM from the SD so history files can be written relative to that using an environment variable or similar construct.

  • Guest
    May 27, 2021

    .Hi Andrew, I am closing this RFE as there is no current plan to further simplify how SFS is configured in application profile. Please feel free to create a new RFE if there are still gaps.
    Current the SFS path defined in application profile supports variables already (like SOAM_HOME, EGO_CONFDIR), so you do not really need to hardcode the path.

  • Guest
    Nov 24, 2020

    ..For future roadmap consideration, together with application profile consolidation by supporting flexible env variables in configuration.

  • Guest
    Mar 17, 2016

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #85566 in product Platform Symphony.