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From Suresh Anaparti <suresh.anapa...@accelerite.com>
Subject Re: VMware compatibility
Date Sat, 09 Jul 2016 09:38:29 GMT
Hi Will/Rohit,

Cloudstack was supporting addition of VMware vCenter 6.0 datacenter (and ESXi 6.0 hosts in
it) to the Zone since the merge of PR <https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/806>,
which fixed the underlying issues. The current VMware API build version is 6.0 and the SDK
points to the VMware-vSphere-SDK-6.0.0, Build Number: 3634981 (vSphere 6.0 U2 Management SDK).
I see incorrect download link provided at "deps/install-non-oss.sh”, which should be "https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/get-download?downloadGroup=MNGMTSDK60U2”
instead of "https://my.vmware.com VMware-vSphere-SDK-6.0.0-3634981.zip”, for that SDK. Shall
I create a PR with this change Or Let Pierre-Luc correct this?

Listed below are the VMware SDKs for 6.0.0 and 6.0U2. I’ve tested with SDK 6.0.0 and didn’t
find any issues. Shall we go with 6.0.0 or the latest 6.0U2?

6.0.0 =>



https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/get-download?downloadGroup=MNGMTSDK600
File: VMware-vSphere-SDK-6.0.0-2561048.zip
Product: vSphere 6.0 Management SDK
Version: 6.0.0
Release Date: 2015-03-12
Build Number: 2561048



6.0U2 (Latest) =>
https://my.vmware.com/group/vmware/get-download?downloadGroup=MNGMTSDK60U2
File: VMware-vSphere-SDK-6.0.0-3634981.zip 
Product: vSphere 6.0 U2 Management SDK
Version: 6.0U2
Release Date: 2016-03-15
Build Number: 3634981





I’m not sure on the Guest OS mappings, which I’ll check and let you know.

Thanks,
Suresh



On 09/07/16 12:40 pm, "Rohit Yadav" <bhaisaab@apache.org> wrote:

>Hi Will,
>
>Yes while we don't have VMware 6.0 official listed as a supported
>hypervisor, I've reports from some users who have claim that it works for
>them in their environment. We have not confirmed that it works for all
>major environment permutations (basic zone with/without SG, with/without
>local disks; advanced zone with/without SG, advanced zone with shared
>networks).
>
>Provided that vmware sdk and APIs are still backwards compatible, the
>current vmware plugin should work with VMware 6.0, but we require a set of
>tests to conclude that it actually *works* and maybe then we can update the
>list of supported hypervisors in CloudStack admin/release docs.
>
>Regards.
>
>On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 8:05 PM, Will Stevens <wstevens@cloudops.com> wrote:
>
>> ​Maybe I am not understanding this correctly:
>> https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/1569
>>
>> Can I get some clarification on this?
>>
>> I understand that we will have to add the OS mapping manually for the 6.0
>> version, but this PR is a good reference for how to do it:
>> https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/956
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> *Will STEVENS*
>> Lead Developer
>>
>> *CloudOps* *| *Cloud Solutions Experts
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>>
>> On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 9:52 AM, Jeff Hair <jeff@greenqloud.com> wrote:
>>
>>> 6.0 is not officially supported, though we have found that it will work.
>>> But there are no guest OS mappings, for example. It's easy enough to just
>>> copy the 5.5 mappings over to 6.0 in the
>>> guest_os/guest_os_hypervisor_mapping tables. So I'd say it would not
>>> officially be supported in 4.9.
>>>
>>> On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 1:50 PM, Will Stevens <williamstevens@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>> > Sorry for the mass mails.  I am talking about 4.9 obviously...
>>> >
>>> > On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 9:49 AM, Will Stevens <williamstevens@gmail.com>
>>> > wrote:
>>> >
>>> > > For that matter, is there any other changes to this page?
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> >
>>> http://docs.cloudstack.apache.org/projects/cloudstack-release-notes/en/4.8.0/compat.html
>>> > >
>>> > > On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 9:48 AM, Will Stevens <
>>> williamstevens@gmail.com>
>>> > > wrote:
>>> > >
>>> > >> Pierre-Luc is on vacation so I can't ask him.
>>> > >>
>>> > >> Rohit, below is what is currently in the docs for VMware
>>> compatibility.
>>> > >> I believe that 6.0 is also not supported, can you confirm that
and
>>> the
>>> > >> details that should be in the docs?
>>> > >>
>>> > >> -  VMware versions 5.0 Update 3a, 5.1 Update 2a, and 5.5 Update
2
>>> > >>
>>> > >> Thanks,
>>> > >>
>>> > >> Will
>>> > >>
>>> > >
>>> > >
>>> >
>>>
>>
>>



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