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From Donal Lafferty <donal.laffe...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [Discuss] Donation of RDP client code
Date Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:27:12 GMT
Hi Ram,

The next step is to have the community decide on the donation.

Therefore, I have sent out an email to kick off the VOTE for accepting the code into a separate
branch from master.


DL


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ram Ganesh [mailto:Ram.Ganesh@citrix.com]
> Sent: 21 October 2013 15:38
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [Discuss] Donation of RDP client code
> 
> 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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