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Display current phase for each workgroup in the GUI
In the GUI, display the current phase of every workgroup for both "Rehearsal Phase" and "Move Phase". More workgroups can add more confusion about which workgroup is in which phase during testing or real DRs.
It would be helpful if the GUI were ale to show the phase of each workgroup. Aside from the log window, the GUI as it is today, is more of a tool sitting on the shelf waiting to get used instead of a window into the status of VMRMDR. It was probably designed that way intentionally, but it needs to move forward. With customers having 10+ worksgroups, confusion about which workgroup is in which state can occur. The GUI does not currently show the phase a workgroup is in. To help avoid potential user confusion and see a status of all the workgroups, we use a command-line script that queries VMRMDR to report their phases. We’ll run this script dozens of times during our DR testing. We could continue to use this, but the GUI has complete access to this information as well and could be displaying it. The output from our script looks similar to this.
WorkGroup VM Count Rehearsal Phase Move Phase
--------- -------- --------------- ----------
AIX_Tier4_WG 1 READY READY
AIX_Tier3_WG 16 READY READY
AIX_Tier1-3_WG 3 READY READY
AIX_Tier2-1_WG 13 READY READY
AIX_Tier2-2_WG 9 READY READY
AIX_Tier1-2_WG 21 READY READY
AIX_Tier1-1_WG 7 READY READY
AIX_Tier1-0_WG 1 READY READY
AIX_Tier0_WG 1 READY READY
Default_WG_2 0 READY READY
From the command line, we use this command below to query the current states and then display it more cleanly:
lsrsrc -s 'HGType=="workgroup"' IBM.VMR_HG Name Phase DrTestPhase
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