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From Abhinandan Prateek <Abhinandan.Prat...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: building devcloud
Date Thu, 16 Jan 2014 11:13:53 GMT
On 14/01/14 9:12 pm, "sebgoa" <runseb@gmail.com> wrote:

>
>On Jan 14, 2014, at 2:01 PM, Rohit Yadav <bhaisaab@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> Hi Abhi,
>> 
>> The code to automate devcloud building never had worked for me which
>> is why the last one I had published by created by hand [1]. At the
>> time last year there was some issue with Ubuntu, so Debian instead was
>> used. I can help create new version of DevCloud based on the same [1].
>> I guess before building devcloud using vagrant you need to build a
>> basebox based on the distro (ubuntu in this case) and then use that to
>> create xenbox (looking at the code), checkout boxer.sh as well.
>> 
>> I hope if we can use packer [2] which is a newer/better/faster way to
>> build appliances, I think if you have a running VM one should be able
>> to deploy on it using puppet configs in the dir (assuming the puppet
>> stuff is fixed and works). Earlier I had created a skeletal automation
>> infra based on (masterless) puppet and fabric which sets up a server
>> for some config and does not assume if that is a VM or baremetal but
>> that you've root/admin level access, I think this could be useful for
>> anyone who wants to setup infra in this way [3].
>> 
>> [1] http://bhaisaab.org/logs/devcloud
>> [2] http://www.packer.io
>> [3] https://github.com/baagi/devops
>
>it's somewhat related: I have been working on 'simstack':
>https://github.com/runseb/simstack
>
>I am trying to run cloudstack with the simulator in a single box.
>I am using it also to learn chef/puppet/salt ล and provide recipes to
>install cloudstack in all three confg mgt system.
>
>kinda works..

I was able to provision cloudstack on a cents box using simstack. Once the
VM was running I had to ssh into it to run the bootstrap_centos.sh.
The management server came up gracefully.

-abhi
>


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