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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Rational Other
Categories Change
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 28, 2016

Enhance Change's Download Function

As described in the above PMR, Change uses /tmp to move files out of Synergy in preparation to download them to the user's browser (UNIX solution). The problem is that most UNIX operating systems use /tmp for their swap space and when it runs out of space the server either becomes unstable and/or crashes. So, we'd like to have the ability to tell Change where to download the Synergy files to (option in pt.cfg maybe). The other part of this request is to see if Change could provide the user some kind of indication that something is actually happening after the download button is hit (circle of death, status bar, hour glass, the options are endless). See the use case below for more details.

Idea Priority High
Use Case
Synergy contains a 1gb+ file. The unix server has 4gb of /tmp space. The user displays a task that the 1gb file is associated to. The user selects the download option, the user see absolutely no reaction from the tool so the user selects download multiple times until such time as the server crashes. Each hit of the download starts up a new unique copy of the same file in the /tmp folder. In our case there were 4 concurrent downloads happening at the same time for the same file from the same user.
RFE ID 95131
RFE URL
RFE Product Rational Change
  • Guest
    Nov 10, 2016

    The feature that is described in this request is a candidate for a future release.