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From "Sateesh Chodapuneedi" <>
Subject Re: Review Request: PATCH-5 for feature 'Support for VMware dvSwitch in CloudStack'.
Date Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:59:38 GMT

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(Updated Feb. 25, 2013, 10:59 a.m.)

Review request for cloudstack, Murali Reddy and Kelven Yang.


This is 5/final patch for feature 'Support for VMware dvSwitch in CloudStack'.

This patch contains 
1)Changes to addCluster done in vmware discoverer to support vswitch type provided as parameters.
Also performing validation of vswitch type parameter provided with addCluster api call. Physical
network configuration is validated.
2)Changes to vmware resource to use specified vswitch type while preparing network for guest
and public traffic types
3)Changes to vmware manager to introduce new global parameter vmware.ports.per.dvportgroup.
Some cleanup.
Virtual switch type could be chosen at zone level or at cluster level for specific traffic
type. autoExpand of dvPortGroup is available in code but disabled as its breaking because
vCenter 4.1 does not support autoExpand feature. This would be supported once vSphere SDK
5.1 is added to CloudStack.

This addresses bug CLOUDSTACK-657.

Diffs (updated)

  plugins/hypervisors/vmware/src/com/cloud/hypervisor/vmware/ 5d7edce

  plugins/hypervisors/vmware/src/com/cloud/hypervisor/vmware/manager/ 445b2f0

  server/src/com/cloud/resource/ 98044fb 
  vmware-base/src/com/cloud/hypervisor/vmware/mo/ 50f9541 




Manual testing:-
1) Tested guest traffic over dvSwitch on a dedicated physical network. In this case management
and public traffic uses standard vSwitch on a common physical network.
2) Tested both guest traffic and public traffic over dvSwitch on a physical network.
3) Use optional parameters added to AddClusterCmd to override Zone level network traffic label.
Tested 2 clusters, one with standard vSwitch and other with dvSwitch.
4) Tested all 3 traffic types on single physical network with global parameter 'vmware.use.dvswitch'
set to false. This is default configuration scenario.

Added following tests,
1) Test fetching dvSwitch object from vCenter
2) Test for presence of dvPortGroup
3) Test presence of dvPortGroup
4) Test get existing dvPortGroup
5) fetch dvPortGroup configuration
6) Test compare dvPortGroup configuration
7) Test update dvPortGroup configuration


Sateesh Chodapuneedi

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