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From John Burwell <john.burw...@shapeblue.com>
Subject Re: XenServer 7
Date Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:31:15 GMT
All,

Has anyone had a chance to try XenServer 7 since it’s release?  If so, does it work?  If
not, how broken is it?  My guess would be in agreement with the general consensus that a change
from CentOS 5 to 7 would not only be breaking, but significant.

Thanks,
-John

> 
john.burwell@shapeblue.com 
www.shapeblue.com
53 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London VA WC2N 4HSUK
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On May 25, 2016, at 6:33 PM, Tim Mackey <tmackey@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Correct, all modern XenServer distros until 7 were centos 5.x. I doubt any
> xapi changes would break cloudstack, but the plugins should be retested,
> and btw it's also systemd time
> On May 25, 2016 2:39 PM, "Remi Bergsma" <RBergsma@schubergphilis.com> wrote:
> 
> As far as I know previous versions were based on Centos 5 even ;-)
> 
> Regards, Remi
> 
>> On 25 May 2016, at 16:55, Rafael Weingärtner <rafaelweingartner@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> 
>> Oh, I did know that, thanks for sharing Will.
>> 
>> I was reading their Release notes; it seems that their “major changes”
>> section does not reflect the experience you are getting.
>> 
>> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 11:42 AM, Will Stevens <wstevens@cloudops.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> CentOS changes a LOT, especially around networking, so I would not be
>>> surprised if it does not work. It still takes me like 20 minutes to
> figure
>>> out what the hell I am doing when I login to CentOS7.  No ifconfig, no
>>> iptables, etc, etc, etc...  They pretty much did a wholesale change of
>>> everything you expect to be there.
>>> 
>>> Lots of testing will have to be done on this and I have not tried to do
>>> that yet...
>>> 
>>> *Will STEVENS*
>>> Lead Developer
>>> 
>>> *CloudOps* *| *Cloud Solutions Experts
>>> 420 rue Guy *|* Montreal *|* Quebec *|* H3J 1S6
>>> w cloudops.com *|* tw @CloudOps_
>>> 
>>> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 9:35 AM, Rafael Weingärtner <
>>> rafaelweingartner@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Considering those scripts you are right; but, my main concerns would be
>>>> regarding some XAPI change. The scripts that we create and inject into
>>> the
>>>> Dom0 should not be that intrusive.
>>>> 
>>>> I do not know about the differences between CentOS 6 and 7, but the only
>>>> way I see a script stopping working is that if a program that the script
>>>> uses does not come with the CentOS 7 that is bundled with XenServer or
> if
>>>> that program does not work with CentOS 7 anymore.
>>>> I do not recall every single task that those scripts execute, at the top
>>> of
>>>> my memory I can say that they play with the systems' firewall. They also
>>>> mount, copy, and move some files around. I believe they also remove some
>>>> configurations from the XAPI sometimes.
>>>> 
>>>> Looking at the release notes in [1], it seems that none of the scripts
>>>> should stop working. However, to be sure about every single function and
>>>> task that ACS execute on XenServer a batch of tests would be required.
>>>> 
>>>> [1]
>>> 
> https://wiki.centos.org/Manuals/ReleaseNotes/CentOS7#head-b02657cf2e223edb2d7946cbc45086d42c2bb41b
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 10:19 AM, Paul Angus <paul.angus@shapeblue.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Rafael
>>>>> 
>>>>> We don’t purely use XAPI with XenServer.
>>>>> XenServer 7 has a CentOS7 dom0 rather than CentOS6.  We do a whole load
>>>> of
>>>>> stuff behind the scenes with python and shell scripts a chunk of which
>>>>> won't work anymore.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> Kind regards,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Paul Angus
>>>>> 
>>>>> paul.angus@shapeblue.com
>>>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>>>> 53 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London  WC2N 4HSUK
>>>>> @shapeblue
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>> From: Rafael Weingärtner [mailto:rafaelweingartner@gmail.com]
>>>>> Sent: 25 May 2016 14:12
>>>>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>> Subject: Re: XenServer 7
>>>>> 
>>>>> Will there be any change on the XAPI? If not, it already works (just
>>> the
>>>>> new functions, if any, that will not be used).
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Wed, May 25, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Paul Angus <paul.angus@shapeblue.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Is anyone here working on XenServer 7 support for CloudStack?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Kind regards,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Paul Angus
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> paul.angus@shapeblue.com
>>>>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>>>>> 53 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London  WC2N 4HSUK @shapeblue
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> --
>>>>> Rafael Weingärtner
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> --
>>>> Rafael Weingärtner
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> Rafael Weingärtner

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