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From Ahmad Emneina <aemne...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Noteworthy change to setting up XenServer :)
Date Mon, 03 Mar 2014 23:39:51 GMT
bummer it now forces that route :) some people just want basic w/o security
groups, where I think it doesnt matter to use the bridged backend.


On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 3:38 PM, Ahmad Emneina <aemneina@gmail.com> wrote:

> definitely documented. 4.2 install guide:
>
>  8.2.7. Install CloudStack XenServer Support Package (CSP)
> (Optional)
> To enable security groups, elastic load balancing, and elastic IP on
> XenServer, download and install the CloudStack XenServer Support Package
> (CSP). After installing XenServer, perform the following additional steps
> on each XenServer host.
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 3, 2014 at 3:34 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi everyone,
>>
>> I spent the past day or so trying to figure out with various builds why I
>> could not add a XenServer host when creating a Basic Zone.
>>
>> As it turns out, as Anthony noted in another e-mail today in response to
>> my
>> issue, if you are using a security-group-enabled zone or a basic zone, you
>> need to switch XenServer's networking mode from OVS to bridge since
>> security groups don't work on OVS.
>>
>> The moral of the story is that if you are running in such an environment,
>> run the following on your XenServer host before trying to add it:
>>
>> xe-switch-network-backend bridge
>>
>> It looks like a change went in in early February and since then you could
>> not successfully add a XenServer host to such a zone unless it was
>> configured as specified above.
>>
>> By the way, does anyone know if this is documented?
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> --
>> *Mike Tutkowski*
>> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
>> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
>> o: 303.746.7302
>> Advancing the way the world uses the
>> cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
>> *(tm)*
>>
>
>

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