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Re: Documentation for Configuration of Notifications Framework


Courage,

In that documentation could you please include the list of events that have
notifications get generated for them?

Thanks,

Ed

On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM, Ed Cable <edcable@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> https://demo3.openmf.org
>
> mifos/password
>
> Ed
>
> On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 5:21 PM, Courage Angeh <courageangeh@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi Ed,
>>
>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 2:19 PM, Ed Cable <edcable@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>
>>> Courage,
>>>
>>> Pardon my ignorance but I still am not able to get notifications
>>> working.
>>>
>>> I see and understand the gist of the documentation page that Adhyan
>>> provided in that if you want to receive a notification that a savings
>>> account has been *created* in order to take the action of* approving*
>>> it, your role needs the permission to *activate *or *approve* that
>>> saving account.
>>>
>>
>> If you receive a notification that a savings account has been created
>> then you account already has permissions to activate or approve a saving
>> account
>>
>>
>>> I did that configuration on the demo3 server but still no notification
>>> is getting generated.
>>>
>>
>> Can you send me a link to the hosted demo3 server so I can try it out?
>>
>>>
>>> I also think we need to improve upon the documentation:
>>>
>>> 1) We need to show which actions have notifications already configured.
>>> For each action, we should say: 1) What action generates notification 2)
>>> what action can be taken from notification (if any) and 3) what permission
>>> needs to be enabled for that user to view notification (if that's how a
>>> notification is configure)
>>>
>>
>>> 2) Is it really the case that the only configuration around the
>>> notifications framework is by enabling permissions? We have no UI
>>> whatsoever? If so, that should be an enhancement that we have an intern or
>>> volunteer focus on so it's more explicit about configuring notifications
>>> from the UI
>>>
>>
>> The is no special UI configuration  needed for a user to configure
>> notification.  What actually happens is; When a user selects a role, He/She
>> is subcribed to the listen to notifications for the permissions in that
>> role. For example, if a user has a role called Admin and Admin has
>> permissions New Savings Account Approved, then when ever a new Savings
>> account is created a notification will be sent to that user because
>> Creating a new saving emitts events to notify any user have permissions to
>> approve a new savings account
>>
>>
>>>
>>> 3) Related to that last point, where does all the work that you did
>>> around subscriber groups come into play? I thought that you had made
>>> enhancements to allow notifications to be generated to entire sets of
>>> users. Is that all just on the back-end whereby a subscriber group to
>>> receive notifications gets created whenever a new role is created? If so,
>>> could you create/update documentation to reflect the same.
>>>
>>
>> Most of the work I did was backend intensive. Notifications are sent only
>> to the users with permissions to act on that notification.
>>
>>
>>>
>>> What I'd like to see is a piece of documentation that explains to users
>>> to who, for what actions, and how notifications get generated and then
>>> explains how to configure these and/or disable them. We also need to make
>>> it clear how users can extend by enabling notifications for other
>>> permissions.
>>>
>>> We should also link to documentation on self-service app side which
>>> explains how the mobile banking app hooks into these notifications.
>>>
>>> Right now if I was a user I wouldn't even know notifications were
>>> available and how to take advantage of this nice feature.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>
>>> Ed
>>>
>>
>> Thanks alot for your feedback Ed. I will create a detailed documentation
>> explain the notification framework and how to configure it.
>>
>> Courage.
>>
>>
>>>
>>> On Tue, Apr 10, 2018 at 5:47 AM, Courage Angeh <courageangeh@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Ed,
>>>>
>>>> Most of the work I did was enhancements, and I added few other
>>>> notification events. So Adhyan's documentation is still valid, I have made
>>>> a few updates and the documentation should be okay now.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Courage
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 9:25 PM, Ed Cable <edcable@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Courage,
>>>>>
>>>>> Can you point me to the documentation for end users/sys admins to
>>>>> configure the notifications framework?
>>>>>
>>>>> I know that Adhyan had created this documentation at
>>>>> https://mifosforge.jira.com/wiki/spaces/docs/pages/153387
>>>>> 033/Configure+Notifications but I think all the work you've done
>>>>> around subscriber groups recently supersedes that.
>>>>>
>>>>> I know you created the doc on configuration of active MQ at
>>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FINERACT/Sett
>>>>> ing+up+ActiveMQ+for+Fineract+1.0 but i've not been able to find
>>>>> anything else.
>>>>>
>>>>> With the release now out, I want to make sure users know to properly
>>>>> configure the notifications - both enabling it, configuring subscriber
>>>>> groups, configuring for which events notifications occur, etc.
>>>>>
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>
>>>>> Ed
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> *Ed Cable*
>>>>> President/CEO, Mifos Initiative
>>>>> edcable@xxxxxxxxx | Skype: edcable | Mobile: +1.484.477.8649
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>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>> *Ed Cable*
>>> President/CEO, Mifos Initiative
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>>>
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>>>
>>
>
>
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> *Ed Cable*
> President/CEO, Mifos Initiative
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>
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