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Status Future consideration
Created by Mirela Kovacevic
Created on Nov 3, 2022

When device type is deleted remove related objects

This would help customer mange many device at one time. For example customer has 1000 child devices of one device type and after some time this device type is no longer supported. Customer has to manually remove 1000 child devices and he has to be aware which devices have this device type. This takes lot of time and effort for the customer. Expected behavior would be that once device type is deleted to remove all related objects or to provide user with possibility to select that.

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    Aaron Raab
    Jan 19, 2023

    Hi Mirela,

    thank you very much for bringing this up. We do see the need for it and have already discussed it internally several times. But as this is currently not supported by our data model, it implies some major changes that we won't be able to implement in near future. However, we do think, that this should be implemented at a some point in time.