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From Tim Mackey <tmac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Managing individual ESXi instances
Date Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:53:20 GMT
Mike,

I wouldn't expect things with the VMware Hypervisor (what they refer to
standalone ESXi) to work out of the box.  Since you can't cluster things,
I'd expect only raw iSCSI to work, but it's been years since I've worked
with raw ESXi.

-tim


On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 11:40 AM, Mike Tutkowski <
mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:

> Or I'd like to know if it doesn't work (as is the case for Hyper-V until I
> get time to add that kind of support for it).
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 9:37 AM, Mike Tutkowski <
> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
>
> > I know, for example, that I'd like to test out that managed storage works
> > with it.
> >
> > I've added support for managed storage to XenServer, ESX/vCenter, and KVM
> > for CloudStack.
> >
> > Another hypervisor type - to me personally - means I'd to verify managed
> > storage works with it.
> >
> > Depending on how radical the changes for an ESX-only solution are, it may
> > or may not work "out of the box" for managed storage.
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 18, 2014 at 9:30 AM, Ivan Efremov <eo2@yandex.ru> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Alex,
> >>
> >> How do you think, what is the rough estimation of adding ESX API support
> >> to CloudStack?
> >> AFAIU the main point of integration of the new API is
> >> plugins/hypervisors. Are there any other major points that should be
> >> patched when adding a new hypervisor type?
> >>
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Ivan
> >>
> >> 18.06.2014, 18:24, "Alex Huang" <Alex.Huang@citrix.com>:
> >> > IIRC, the reason is because the vCenter API is more powerful than the
> >> ESX API.  At the time (before Apache), the features that requested
> needed
> >> vCenter. There's currently no proposal to use plain ESXi.  Would love to
> >> see one though.
> >> >
> >> > --Alex
> >> >>  -----Original Message-----
> >> >>  From: Ivan Efremov [mailto:eo2@yandex.ru]
> >> >>  Sent: Tuesday, June 17, 2014 8:26 PM
> >> >>  To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> >> >>  Subject: Managing individual ESXi instances
> >> >>
> >> >>  Hi all,
> >> >>
> >> >>  I've sent this mail to the users list but this one looks as the
> >> better destination.
> >> >>
> >> >>  I'm new to the CloudStack platform and I'm wondering why the
> platform
> >> >>  does need the vCenter API and can not use ESXi directly,
> >> >>
> >> >>  Can anyone elaborate on this?
> >> >>  Are there any proposals for adding ESXi integration to CloudStack?
> >> >>
> >> >>  Thanks,
> >> >>  Ivan
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > *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>*™*
> >
>
>
>
> --
> *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>*™*
>

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