[PC-BSD Dev] 4th quarter ideas
kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Jul 14 09:49:09 PDT 2014
This is very cool! I know I would use it as well.
One thing I ask, could you add this to the TODO wiki, so that others
know its coming?
On 07/12/2014 19:22, Joe Maloney wrote:
> Thanks for the support Sam. Here is an initial version of what I was
> thinking it would look like.
> It's heavily lifted from the advanced view of pc-usermanager as far as
> the arrangement. However it's all new project files. How it would
> work is basically a user would click pc-controlpanel, click nfs
> manager, and then authenticate. After this type they would type
> required info, click add. This would add an entry fstab, create the
> directory if that box was checked, mount, then the window should
> refresh showing only the filtered nfs mount points from fstab. The
> only thing not shown will be an option when clicking remove that will
> simply ask if it should remove the directory when removing the mount
> I've thought about adding a server side component as well. However I
> think that might be redundant with pc-zmanager already having a flag
> to share a dataset via NFS. So I'm not sure on that yet. Another
> idea I was thinking about was maybe adding a browse box for the local
> filesystem path after the initial stuff is functional. If anyone has
> any thoughts or ideas so for let me know. I know there was some talk
> earlier of a uniform layout earlier on the list so I'll try to dig up
> that email and go over it to make sure this complies with that.
> Joe Maloney
> On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 7:38 PM, Sam Fourman Jr. <sfourman at gmail.com
> <mailto:sfourman at gmail.com>> wrote:
> Sam Fourman Jr.
> On Jul 11, 2014 7:33 PM, "Joe Maloney" <jmaloney at pcbsd.org
> <mailto:jmaloney at pcbsd.org>> wrote:
> > This quarter I hope to spend some time building an NFS manager
> for the control panel. I'm not sure how many others might use NFS
> or popular as a whole it might be these days. I'm just somewhat
> inspired but the ease of setting up NFS in FreeNAS and would like
> to see something just as easy for PCBSD on the client side for
> those who don't use mount, umount, and mkdir often. I think I can
> handle this one without asking a 1000 QT questions as it seems
> like a simple task and I'm under no time constraints.
> > Lots of more ideas but only so much time. So I'm going to try
> to just shoot for at least to commit at least 1 idea per quarter.
> > Joe Maloney
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> I would use it, I think this tool is needed.
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