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From Donal Lafferty <donal.laffe...@citrix.com>
Subject [Merge] Minimal Hyper-V Plugin
Date Fri, 30 Aug 2013 23:48:53 GMT
A plugin for Hyper-V control is available for CloudStack.  The plugin implements basic VM control;
 however, its architecture allows additional functionality to be easily added.  Incorporating
the plugin in CloudStack will allow the community to participate in improving the features
available with Hyper-V.

The plugin uses a Director Connect Agent architecture described here: https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Progress

This links provides details of third party libraries used by the plugin including their licenses.
 No source for these libraries is used, and the binaries are downloaded from their distributors
at build time.

No proprietary tools are required for the build.  For instance, C# compiled with Mono has
been tested.  Therefore, the plugin has been added to the default build and the default deployment.

The plugin includes unit and functional tests that can be triggered at build time.  See the
link above for details.

The Apache header is applied to source and where feasible to build config files.

The source is the https://github.com/lafferty/cloudstack/tree/hyperv_plugin

Finally, the review request is at https://reviews.apache.org/r/13922/

Testing?

Integration test:  created zone with CIFS secondary storage, added Hyper-V host, registered
templates, create/stop/start/destroy VM.  Scripts for zone setup are available on request.

Functional & unit tests:  the Java versions are part of the build.  The C# versions were
run inside Visual Studio's Test Explorer.

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