[Gluster-devel] Front end for Gluster

Prasanna Kumar Kalever pkalever at redhat.com
Mon Dec 21 12:55:54 UTC 2015

On Monday, December 21, 2015 3:41:04 PM, Niels de Vos wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 18, 2015 at 10:22:08PM -0500, Prasanna Kumar Kalever wrote:
> > Hello Team,
> > 
> > How many of us think an nursers based front for gluster will increase
> > the ease of use ?
> > 
> > Find the attached Images that will show basic POC (see in ascending
> > order)
> There certainly are users that would like this. I have seen similar
> interfaces written in shell scripts with 'dialog' before. It makes it
> possible to give users ssh access to storage servers, where this tool
> gets started instead of a shell. It allowed users to do minor tasks,
> creating a volume for a new project (bricks would be pre-defined), make
> a snapshot, enable access through Samba or NFS, and a few more things.
> These users do not (need to) know any commandline tools, and the main
> Linux admins would not need to get involved.
> It will be interesting to see what users need for functionality in a
> TUI. If this is written in a scripting language, it will be a nice way
> for sysadmins to contribute.

thank you Niels, I have used 'dialog' for POC,
I think we both are dancing for the same music here :)

> Do you already have a project on github.com/gluster/?

haven't yet created one, before doing that I just thought of watching
communities reaction


> Thanks,
> Niels
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