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February 2, 2018

Ceph Manager Dashboard v2

The original Ceph Manager Dashboard that was introduced in
Ceph “Luminous” started out as a simple, read-only view into various run-time
information and performance data of a Ceph cluster, without authentication or
any administrative functionality.

However, as it turns out, there is a growing demand for adding more web-based
management capabilities, to make it easier for administrators that prefer a
WebUI to manage Ceph over the command line. Sage Weil also touched upon this
topic in the Ceph Developer monthly call in December and created an etherpad with some
ideas for improvement.

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A preliminary screen shot of the Ceph health dashboard

After learning about this, we approached Sage and John Spray from the Ceph
project and offered our help to implement the missing functionality. Based on
our experiences in developing the Ceph support in openATTIC, we think we have a
lot to offer in the form of code and experience in creating a Ceph
administration and monitoring UI.

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Source: SUSE (Ceph Manager Dashboard v2)

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