Create a Retire Option
Create a "retire" setting for KBEs, SIs, images, pre/post-install tasks, etc so they are preserved on the KBOX, but they don't appear on boot menu/post install list unless un-retired
The main issue is space; if you have that many KBE/SI/Images/Tasks, you are likely running low on space. Wouldn’t things be better served by exporting/deleting? Reimport when you need them again? Nevertheless, with external storage being available to everyone as of next version, this will be a more compelling feature we’ll look into.
Troy V. Barkmeier commented
There's another request in here about having different levels of access in the K2000, and I think Alicia's request could dovetail with that one nicely. I'd love to see more options to show/hide items in the K2000 for various reasons, especially regarding the image list presented in KBEs/NetBoots. Development of images can get fast and furious around here, and it would be nice to be able to make a "clean" production KBE for our imagers that would only show the current production image(s), and not the giant list of development save points and test images. As it stands, we've resorted to making the name of the image "*** Use this Windows image, THIS ONE HERE!!! ***" so that it sorts to the top of the list. There's also an empty image whose name is "~~ Do not use any of the images below this line -- for testing/development use only! ~~" :)
Alicia Wingren commented
Thanks for taking a look at my suggestion!
I see what you mean about space. I don't think I'd use it for long-term. As we retire old and move on to use new images/SIs/etc I would take the time to plan on cleaning up those things that I retired after a given period of time. Perhaps after 3 months. I don't think that would take up too much extra space. I'm only using 1/4 of the K2000 right now.
It does make sense that it would be much more useful on a larger scale after the addition of external storage.