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From David Grizzanti <david.grizza...@sungard.com>
Subject Re: Question: Supported API calls in the Simulator
Date Tue, 10 Sep 2013 13:37:51 GMT
All,

Thanks for the suggestions and help.  I'll try out what Prasanna suggested
and let you know.

Thanks!


On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 12:55 AM, Prasanna Santhanam <tsp@apache.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 10, 2013 at 12:08:11AM -0400, Chip Childers wrote:
> > On Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 4:10 PM, Edison Su <Edison.su@citrix.com> wrote:
> >
> > > The current implementation of simulator has its own limitation: the
> > > simulator itself is a separate hypervisor type, thus a lot of condition
> > > checks against hypervisor type in mgt server will fail if simulator is
> used.
> > > For example, currently, the zone wide primary storage only works for
> > > vmware and kvm, so if you add a zone wide primary storage into a zone
> which
> > > only has simulator as hypervisor, then you can't use that zone wide
> primary
> > > storage at all.
> > > The simulator should be able to simulate any other hypervisors, maybe
> > > fixed in 4.3?
> > >
> Some of this dependency on the hypervisor is unavoidable but will keep
> improving as the architecture allows it. OTOH, Zone-Wide primary storage
> should be easy to add to the simulator, I'll look into that.
>
> > Yeah, that's probably the best way to fix this up. Being able to have the
> > simulator "emulate" another HV for the orchestration logic would be good.
> >  OTOH, I don't think we want to make this overly complex...
>
>
> The original problem posed by David about the NPE comes because of a
> config check from the `hypervisor_capabilities` table, if you include
> a row for the simulator similar to the other hypervisors then you
> should be able to get past the NPE.
> --
> Prasanna.,
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