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From Chiradeep Vittal <>
Subject Re: Using newer DIY SystemVMs
Date Tue, 12 Mar 2013 05:18:59 GMT

On 3/8/13 9:20 AM, "Chip Childers" <> wrote:

>On Thu, Mar 07, 2013 at 08:55:19PM -0700, Marcus Sorensen wrote:
>> Just for confirmation, we are going to require a new system VM in 4.2
>> 5.0?), right? 
>I believe that's the best thing to do, yes.
>> What about upgrading, is there a facility for updating the
>> system VM template? I know there's the global setting that rebuilds the
>> system VMS on every reboot...
>I think that we need to document that process.  It will at least involve
>a DB change (which we should probably put into the upgrade scripts).
>Then I assume that the user would need to destroy any existing system
>VMs, perhaps including the VRs.

This procedure already exists somewhere. System VM upgrades aren't new to
Let me see if I can dig it up.

>Also - we need a place to host the new system VMs.  Does Citrix (someone
>that can represent Citrix) want to continue to donate that download
>location?  Or do we want to circle back to infra@ (referencing the old
>agreement from legal-discuss@) to ask for a place?

Right now they are on jenkins..

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