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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 13, 2022

Site locations to inherit the location of the devices

Have sessions inherit the site locations that are configured for the devices that are involved in the session.

Currently the site locations are custom fields that could be set to any text. You can select any location even ones that don't match the devices of the copysets, thereby possibly selecting incorrect sites. This currently leads to confusion and does not provide any real functionality, other than to provide a user defined custom field.

There would be options to configuring site locations when creating a session:

  1. Select the site locations when a session is created from the drop down list of sites that are configured for the devices in CSM.

  2. Do not select any site locations (ie. select None from the drop down) and have the session site locations inherit the site locations from the devices involved, once the first copy set is added. This also facilitates automation in that the correct sites will show up automatically.

  3. Only or existing empty could you change site locations. But once site locations are selected, only copy sets can be added that match the devices of those site locations. (site locations would therefore also have to be unique between all devices)

Idea priority High