[ic] apply changes --> apply changes request

Bill Carr bill at worldwideimpact.com
Mon Jan 22 19:50:05 EST 2007

On Jan 22, 2007, at 6:22 PM, maillists wrote:

> Hi,
> I have had a problem with the apply changes link in the admin  
> area.  The
> problem is as follows.  If someone from one catalog hits the apply
> changes link, the Linkpoint payment gateway breaks on EVERY other
> catalog on my entire server that uses it. The only way to fix all the
> catalogs after that is for me to shell in as interch an restart  
> IC.  As
> a result, I have decided to kill the ability for anyone to "apply
> changes" no matter who they are.  I will instead give them the ability
> to "request to apply changes".
> My question is: is there a way to notify people when they are making
> changes to any area in their catalogs which require them to "apply
> changes" in order to take affect?
> In other words, I would like to limit all my catalog administrators to
> only be able to make changes to areas of the catalogs that don't  
> require
> them to apply changes.  If they need to apply changes in order for  
> their
> work to take affect, I would like to notify them with a message before
> the do any work so they know that they have to ask for a restart  
> before
> their work is live.
> This is bad, and I would rather not do this, but I don't see any other
> way around this problem right now.  If anybody has a fix for this
> Linkpoint issue please let me know. but I can't have people in one
> catalog applying changes and breaking every other catalog on my  
> server!!
> My last resort is to kill the apply changes link altogether, which  
> will
> lead to confusion and bad karma...
Would it be possible to restart interchange periodically and give  
notice to catalog admins that certain changes will take effect within  
some time period?

Bill Carr
Bottlenose - Wine & Spirits eBusiness Specialists
(877) 857-6700

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