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From Abhinandan Prateek <>
Subject RE: About cloudstack error messages
Date Mon, 28 May 2012 05:42:02 GMT
Have you enabled debug logs?  In general if you look back in the logs you can figure out the
reason for the error.
But yes we should definitely strive to make the logs more user friendly.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Xia Weiran []
>Sent: Monday, May 28, 2012 10:53 AM
>Subject: About cloudstack error messages
>Hi, all
>I've got a question about the error message improvement.
>currently cloudstack provides limited error message when an operation fails.
>for instance, say im trying to add a host to a cluster, but it fails with an error
>message "
> Unable to add the host", this is not meaningful and quite user-friendly, the
>reason might be cannot route to host, or host can not route to storage, or
>invalid password. But users have no idea what's going wrong and what they
>should troubleshoot unless they know how to check the logs.
>I want to know if there is any plan for cloudstack to improve this, and if yes
>how does it look like, i.e, error code with detail messages, or as a part of event

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