Masnakifla
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Snapshots as a tab in HTML5 vSphere client

Snapshot management is a pain in HTML5 version. Snapshots need to be put where they belong, in a separate tab with easy overview.

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Masnakifla
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I guess in our company, we have very special workflows, since no one is interested in thisSmiley Happy

Still, not sure why degradation in functionality in Flash -> HTML5 was called for.

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aejgd
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Snapshot management in HTML5 with multiple VDI parent images is a major pain without the snapshots tab. I used to just run down the list to make sure all the parent snapshots were updated - this now requires multiple clicks to bring up a different screen where in the flash version going from one parent to the next just remains on the snapshots tab. What used to take 5 seconds now isn't even possible without navigating to a different screen. Creating, comparing, or deleting snapshots etc can be frustrating when it used to be easy - I think that the most frustrating part is that they actually reduced functionality slightly. This is also true when auditing VMs to ensure old snapshots have been removed etc....

dlmeade
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Add another request to bring this tab back.  We periodically check for orphaned snapshots and now this task will take much longer.

rbeckwith
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This is VERY annoying. I put off using the HTML5 version because of this but now the Flash version is not accessible so I'm forced to use HTML5. I used the snapshot tab on a daily basis in the Flash version. Please bring it back

Arvind_Kumar11
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Snapshot tab is available in HTML5 client too. I'm using vSphere 7.0 not sure if earlier versions had it.

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jonmkohler
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100% agree!

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scottIBM
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I avoided the HTML version for this very reason.  Reverting 100+ systems to various snapshot levels is excruciating when compared to the simplicity of the Flash version.

The HTML version is severely crippled without this feature.

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vbondzio
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vCenter 7 U1 has been out for nearly 3 month. Unless there are any interoperability concerns with other software, it is time to upgrade to vSphere 7.

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scottIBM
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Thanks for the update, I inquired on this and found out due to licensing changes in Vsphere this won't be happening any time soon.

Would be great to see this feature ported into 6.x!

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pdirmann01
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I was going to say...I'm running vCenter 7.0U1C and "Snapshots" is there. Wasn't sure what I was missing from the conversation. 🙂

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