Bug 1122051 - No information available on WebUI that config-folder comparison is not supported.
Summary: No information available on WebUI that config-folder comparison is not suppo...
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Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 1004746
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Satellite 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: WebUI
Version: 560
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
low
low
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Stephen Herr
QA Contact: Red Hat Satellite QA List
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Blocks: sat560-triage
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Reported: 2014-07-22 12:47 UTC by Dimitar Yordanov
Modified: 2014-07-22 19:25 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-07-22 19:25:04 UTC


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Description Dimitar Yordanov 2014-07-22 12:47:59 UTC
Description of problem:
Obviously  config-folder comparison on WebUI is not supported but there are no restrictions to do so.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
spacewalk-java-2.0.2-78

How reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create configuration channel via WebUI.
2. Create  configuration folder in the channel.
3. Register a client to Satellite.
4. Add tools channel to the client and execute:
    yum install rhncfg*
    rhn-actions-control --enable-all
5. Assign the configuration channel to the client.
6. Deploy the configuration folder.
    rhncfg-client get
7. Change the owner of the folder that has been just deployed.
8. rhncfg-client verify
user /tmp/folder
  
7. Schedule comparison of the deployed folder via WebUI.

Actual results:

This action's status is: Completed.
The client picked up this action on 07/22/14 6:28:38 AM EDT.
The client completed this action on 07/22/14 6:28:48 AM EDT.
Client execution returned "Files successfully diffed" (code 0)
Config Files:
/tmp/folder (rev. 1)

Expected results:
Some warning this operation is not supported via WebUI.


Additional info:
/usr/share/rhn/actions/configfiles.py

341  ->	        if os.path.isdir(path):
342  	            # We dont support dir diffs, ignore
343  	            continue

Comment 1 Stephen Herr 2014-07-22 19:25:04 UTC
I'm choosing to treat this as a bug in the implementation of 1004746 rather than a bug in explaining what is not supported. We do in fact support comparing directories deployed through config management - if you are using the 'rhncfg-client verify' tool. If the command-line client can do something then an action scheduled through the webui should be able to do it to.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1004746 ***


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