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From Kelcey Jamison Damage <>
Subject Re: why
Date Thu, 31 Oct 2013 18:50:03 GMT
Well perhaps it should be a checkbox on the first zone wizard page, have it show up when the
user selects 'use local storage'. it could say 'allow system VMs on local storage'. 

----- Original Message -----

From: "Darren Shepherd" <> 
Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:46:32 AM 
Subject: Re: why 

I just find it annoying setting up a zone with local storage that I have to turn this setting
on. If I have no shared storage, then system VMs won't deploy with out this parameter. It's
just seems like a useless setting that might have been added because there is something else
in the system that isn't working right. 


> On Oct 31, 2013, at 10:52 AM, Kelcey Jamison Damage <>
> That's a good point. I know the system VMs are auto created if the system is aware of
their state being either 'Destroyed', 'Expunged'. If the state is 'Starting', or 'Started'/'Running'
then no actions are taken. 
> In your scenario, the system VM would still be 'Started' in the database even though
communication is lost to the host, so no automatic action would be taken. 
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Darren Shepherd" <> 
> To: 
> Sent: Thursday, October 31, 2013 10:47:41 AM 
> Subject: why 
> Why do we have the configuration Why would 
> somebody care if they systemvm is on local storage? I'm guessing the idea 
> here is if it's on local storage we can't bring it back in a host failure 
> situation? But don't we just recreate the systemvm? 
> Darren 

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