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From Murali Reddy <Murali.Re...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL] Simulator enhancements
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2014 07:25:47 GMT

Can we explictly control the agent state as well? Say I want to test VM
HA, Can I be able to set the host status to be disconnected and then
verify that VM's on the host gets migrated?

On 01/04/14 5:47 PM, "Koushik Das" <koushik.das@citrix.com> wrote:

>The current simulator provides a way to test various Cloudstack features
>without using actual resources. But its current capabilities are limited
>since it only allows success response for all agent commands and some
>ability to introduce delays. I am proposing some enhancements to the
>simulator [1] based on which test developers can write end-to-end tests
>for scenarios which were earlier not possible. Some examples would be VM
>deployment failure (due to storage/network failure), VM deployment retry
>logic, user VM HA etc.
>
>In the current set of automation tests mostly positive scenarios are
>tested as it is very complex to test negative scenarios with real
>hardware. With the ability to simulate failure, negative scenarios can be
>tested in an effective manner. Negative test scenarios will also help in
>improving the overall code coverage of the tests.
>
>Please share your feedback/comments.
>
>Thanks,
>Koushik
>
>[1] 
>https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/CLOUDSTACK/Simulator+enhanceme
>nts
>



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