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Bug 1058861 - [RFE] Notification service: Add structured information to message headers
Summary: [RFE] Notification service: Add structured information to message headers
Alias: None
Product: ovirt-engine
Classification: oVirt
Component: Services.Notifier
Version: ---
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
low vote
Target Milestone: ---
: ---
Assignee: Mooli Tayer
QA Contact: Pavel Stehlik
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-01-28 16:24 UTC by Petr Spacek
Modified: 2017-06-07 16:08 UTC (History)
8 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Enhancement
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2017-06-07 16:08:27 UTC
oVirt Team: Infra
ylavi: ovirt-future?
rule-engine: planning_ack?
rule-engine: devel_ack?
rule-engine: testing_ack?

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Description Petr Spacek 2014-01-28 16:24:45 UTC
Description of problem:
RHEV's e-mail notification service sends plain text messages without meaningful e-mail headers. Information contained in human-readable form should be also in e-mail headers (you can see the same thing in e-mails from Bugzilla).

For example, this e-mail:

Time:2014-01-28 06:32:18.999
Message:Critical, Low disk space. laika-vm1 domain has 5 GB of free space
Data Center Name: IDM_BRQ
Storage Domain Name: laika-vm1

... should have at least following headers:
X-RHEV-severity: 2
X-RHEV-SD: laika-vm1
X-RHEV-msg-type: some value identifying message type, in this case "low disk space"

I mean that "msg-type" should be a distinct value for each checkbox in . It can be anything unique, may be there is some internal representation you can simply re-use, I don't know...

Note: I don't care if the header prefix is X-RHEV or X-Ovirt or X-super-cool-notifier :-)

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