Warning the user when creating a JS Container

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Creating a Jetstream container with VDB for a SAP environment is a tricky operation, especially if on the VDB it was launched long running SAP Post-activities:

  1. the inexpert user doesn't know that Delphix will refresh the VDB, losing the SAP Postactivities
  2. After Jetstream container was created, the VDB loses his old timeflows

It would be more comfortable when user clicks on "create" button of the "new container" form if Delphix Engine warns: "the VDB will be refreshed and all data will be overwritten. Are you sure to continue?".

Furthermore I'm wondering why it's necessary to refresh VDB in the creation process and if it's necessary, why in the CLI I can't find previous timeflows and so I can't switch timeflow to recover old vdb data.

Thank you.
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Posted 4 years ago

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Official Response

Great timing. We are, in fact, intending to add just such a warning in the next release.

In general, there's a concern with adding an existing vdb into a jet stream container in that we want to make certain that all the data to be related to the data that is in the container in the template.

Tell me more about this SAP post-activities?  I'm not familiar with this, and it sounds like it is significant.