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Old 12th December 2010, 12:13
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I've set up my main client templates for 'budget', 'silver' and 'gold' packages and now wish to create an addon template to add just 1GB of storage to a particular client.

I went to create a new additional template and was confronted with a pre-filled form containing many limits which already contridict my main templates. Sure, I could edit the "Web Quota" limit to "1000" MB's which I'm relatively confident will add 1GB of storage to whichever client this template is applied to, but I'm worried about the other pre-filled settings. How will they affect my existing templates?

Should I delete all the other fields or set them at '0' before I save it? If so, I wonder why they are pre-filled to start with?

For example: Traffic quota is set by default in the addon templates at "-1" but in my main templates, I've ammended this as I can't afford to give most clients unlimited bandwidth. If I don't edit this in the additional template, won't any customer to whom I apply this addon, get upgraded to unlimited bandwidth?

I find this really unclear :-(

I appreciate your help.
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Old 13th December 2010, 01:00
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I purchased the manual but upon browsing through it, would you believe it... for most of the settings of ISPConfig it just tells you to edit the text box to change the value of that field (I would probably have figured that much out myself).

What it lacks is any kind of explanation of what each field or setting does :-(

Anyway, I digress - Any light which could be shone on the above dilemma would be very much appreciated.
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Old 13th December 2010, 13:08
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The field names should be self explaining. So which specific field do you not understand?

Regarding addon templates, the values get added to the normal template. If you dont know how it works, I recommend that you try it by createing a new addon template and then assign it to a client which has already a main template.
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...Regarding addon templates, the values get added to the normal template. If you dont know how it works, I recommend that you try it by createing a new addon template and then assign it to a client which has already a main template.
My clients won't thank me for using them as guinea pigs. Best to get this kind of info from manuals, or from those who know (which is why I bought the manual after all).

Perhaps if someone knows the answer they could post it here please?

If my life depended on it, I think I would clear the form first and then just enter the values that I want added to the main template, but hopefully someone's already been here before?

Thanks in advance. :-)


Thought for the future: It would be useful if there was a tab for 'Actual Limits In Force' for a customer or domain, where the result of applying any additional templates is computed and the resulting limits displayed.
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Thought for the future: It would be useful if there was a tab for 'Actual Limits In Force' for a customer or domain, where the result of applying any additional templates is computed and the resulting limits displayed.
This tab is avaliable in ISPConfig of course, it is called "Limits". The limits shown on the Limits tab are the computed result of the main template plus the additional template, so every value that you see on the limits tab is the one that is enforced for that client.
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Ah ok. Cool. Using that then, I should be able to figure out the answer to my question. Thanks for that Till.
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