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From Ram Ganesh <Ram.Gan...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [Discuss] Donation of RDP client code
Date Mon, 21 Oct 2013 14:38:18 GMT
Are we looking good with the donation code and can we make progress to get this code into 
a private branch?

Thanks,
RamG


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Donal Lafferty [mailto:donal.lafferty@citrix.com]
> Sent: 21 October 2013 18:37
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [Discuss] Donation of RDP client code
> 
> Hi Wei ZHOU,
> 
> Thank you for your positive feedback.
> 
> Adding the console to the systemVM would happen after a donation,
> because we would want to do the integration in public.  Therefore, it would
> be premature to contact Hugo about his system VM work.
> 
> DL
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Wei ZHOU [mailto:ustcweizhou@gmail.com]
> > Sent: 17 October 2013 18:15
> > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: [Discuss] Donation of RDP client code
> >
> > It looks very nice. Thanks!
> >
> > Hugo are working on the refactor of systemvm. Maybe it need to be
> > modified.
> >
> >
> > 2013/10/17 Donal Lafferty <donal.lafferty@citrix.com>
> >
> > > This donation addresses our need for an RDP client free of IP
> > > restrictions that can be included with Apache CloudStack's console VM.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > RDP is of interest, because Hyper-V exposes VM consoles over RDP.
> > >  However, Apache CloudStack does not have an RDP client that is easy
> > > to build, can easily run in the console VM, and has no IP dependencies.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > The donated code addresses this gap.  The source is for an all-Java
> > > solution, which meets the console VM's expectations of a Java-based
> > > renderer.  A Maven pom.xml is included that can be incorporated in
> > > the Apache CloudStack build.  Finally, the code has no significant
> > > IP dependencies.  Only JUnit 3.8.1 (Common Public License Version
> > > 1.0) and tomcat-embed-core 7.0.30 (Apache License, Version 2.03) are
> > > referenced by the pom.xml.  No third party Java code is used or included.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > The client's source is in the diff attached to the Review Board
> > > submission https://reviews.apache.org/r/14701/  This submission
> > > includes technical details in the description field.  The code was
> > > developed for Citrix Systems by a contractor.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Note that the client still has to be integrated with console system VM.
> > >  However, it makes more sense to do this after we're certain that
> > > the client will go into ACS.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Please have a look, all opinions welcome!
> > >
> > >

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