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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: [Merge] Minimal Hyper-V Plugin
Date Sat, 31 Aug 2013 05:37:01 GMT
Hey Donal,

Nice job here!

I didn't see a targeted release. I assume you plan on this going out with
4.3?

I am curious because I will - at some point - need to do for Hyper-V what
I'm doing for KVM and what I already did for XenServer and VMware: Make
this hypervisor understand CloudStack-managed storage (like what I talked
about in London at that CS Meetup).

Thanks!


On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 7:35 PM, Rajesh Battala
<rajesh.battala@citrix.com>wrote:

> Hi Donal,
>
> Can you please share me the scripts for zone setup!.
> I had tried your branch, while setting up sec storage currently there is
> no CIFS type.
> Another issue is, after adding the host and localstorage is enabled
> restarting the management server is causing again the localstroage to be
> get created and it fails to create it and host moves to Alert state.
> Just want to know, Implement network is supported? Creating the virtual
> switch and configuring vlan, and internal network?
> Curious to know how the boot args will be passed to the system vm. As they
> are Linux based, and KVP component will be able to determine the guest os
> type info only when integration services are installed.
>  But I was not able to figure out how to push the data from Host to Guest
> in case of Linux guest with Integration services installed.
>
> Thanks
> Rajesh Battala
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donal Lafferty [mailto:donal.lafferty@citrix.com]
> Sent: Saturday, August 31, 2013 5:19 AM
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: [Merge] Minimal Hyper-V Plugin
>
> 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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