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From Nux! <...@li.nux.ro>
Subject Re: Modern template hosting
Date Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:32:27 GMT
Chiradeep,

I wouldn't know, needs investigating. Could be that.

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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chiradeep Vittal" <chiradeepv@gmail.com>
> To: "dev" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
> Sent: Sunday, 26 February, 2017 00:07:53
> Subject: Re: Modern template hosting

> Is the issue that ACS doesn't support 169.254.169.254 as the metadata URL?
> 
> For those hypervisors that use the Linux bridge and iptables, it should be easy
> to add a DNAT rule to translate it to the VR IP? I'm talking about code change
> here.
> Or send down a static route in the DHCP response that points 169.254.269.254 to
> the VR IP?
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Feb 25, 2017, at 3:18 AM, Nux! <nux@li.nux.ro> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>> The upstream Ubuntu and CentOS images will not work out of the box with
>> Cloudstack. I wanted to reuse them for my OpenVM project and failed.
>> 
>> The default metadata source is EC2 or Openstack, don't remember, cloud-init will
>> take ages to time-out and there is zero support for the root password feature -
>> in fact the cloud world is moving away from direct root access and so should we
>> - at least for compatibility reasons if not something else.
>> 
>> I am happy to put some more elbow grease into openvm.eu and make some
>> more/better templates.
>> 
>> I can also host other templates such as the cloud.com ones.
>> 
>> Open to comments, questions etc.
>> 
>> Lucian
>> 
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>> 
>> Nux!
>> www.nux.ro
>> 
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Chiradeep Vittal" <chiradeepv@gmail.com>
>>> To: "dev" <dev@cloudstack.apache.org>
>>> Sent: Saturday, 25 February, 2017 00:18:48
>>> Subject: Re: Modern template hosting
>> 
>>> Also CentOS KVM images can be obtained here:
>>> http://cloud.centos.org/centos/7/images/
>>> 
>>> If these work, then the only question is where to host the systemvm images.
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 4:05 PM, Chiradeep Vittal <chiradeepv@gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I noticed that Ubuntu provides daily builds, including VHDs. Perhaps we
>>>> could point the default templates to their URL? Anyone willing to quickly
>>>> try out their images to see if they work on ACS?
>>>> 
>>>> https://cloud-images.ubuntu.com/xenial/current/
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 9:53 AM, Will Stevens <wstevens@cloudops.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> unfortunately the template mirror conversation got caught up in details
>>>>> and
>>>>> nobody took the lead on implementing a solution.
>>>>> 
>>>>> citrix has been pinging me every couple months to say 'dude, we need
to
>>>>> remove the dependency on download.citrix.com', but i have not had the
>>>>> cycles to get in and solve the problem.  the shutdown of that is imminent
>>>>> right now, so we need to solve it asap.
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>>> *Will STEVENS*
>>>>> Lead Developer
>>>>> 
>>>>> <https://goo.gl/NYZ8KK>
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 12:38 PM, Paul Angus <paul.angus@shapeblue.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hi Nathan,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Ideally, if you put the template location in (or use a template defined
>>>>>> in)  test_data.py then the actual location can be overridden by anyone
>>>>>> testing.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> For Trillian, we've copied all of the templates that people have
define
>>>>> to
>>>>>> a local repo and then replace the URLs in test_data.py to reduce
>>>>> bandwidth
>>>>>> use and download times.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Ie:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>            "bootableIso":
>>>>>>                {
>>>>>>                    "displaytext": "Test Bootable ISO",
>>>>>>                    "name": "testISO",
>>>>>>                    "bootable": True,
>>>>>>                    "ispublic": False,
>>>>>>                    "url": "{{ marvin_images_location
>>>>>> }}/TinyCore-current.iso",
>>>>>>                    "ostype": 'Other Linux (64-bit)',
>>>>>>                    "mode": 'HTTP_DOWNLOAD'
>>>>>>        },
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I thought that we had come up with a solution for download.cloud.com,
>>>>> by
>>>>>> having a mirrorlist hosted in Community Apache 'space' with anyone
able
>>>>> to
>>>>>> out themselves forward as a mirror.
>>>>>> But I must admit I lost track of whether anyone made the requisite
>>>>> changes
>>>>>> in code....
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Kind regards,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Paul Angus
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> paul.angus@shapeblue.com
>>>>>> www.shapeblue.com
>>>>>> 53 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London  WC2N 4HSUK
>>>>>> @shapeblue
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: williamstevens@gmail.com [mailto:williamstevens@gmail.com]
On
>>>>>> Behalf Of Will Stevens
>>>>>> Sent: 24 February 2017 16:30
>>>>>> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org
>>>>>> Subject: Re: Modern template hosting
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> this is a hard questions.  in general, we should be setting up a
mirror
>>>>> on
>>>>>> some cloudstack/apache domain and then mirror to other provided
>>>>> templates.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> we MUST come up with a solution to deprecate 'download.cloud.com',
that
>>>>>> is going to be going away any day now.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> i don't know the right way to solve this to be honest, but if you
have
>>>>>> ideas, i am willing to help.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> *Will STEVENS*
>>>>>> Lead Developer
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> <https://goo.gl/NYZ8KK>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 11:25 AM, Nathan Johnson <njohnson@ena.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> So not to re-open a can of worms, but I’m in a situation where
I need
>>>>>>> to come up with a Marvin component test that depends on a template
>>>>>>> based on a kernel that’s relatively new, i.e., newer than Centos
5.3 /
>>>>>> Ubuntu 10.04 .
>>>>>>> I see openvm.eu has a suitable template (Ubuntu 16.0.4 for KVM),
but
>>>>>>> from looking at the thread "Migrating CloudStack content from
>>>>>>> download.cloud.com” it looks like there is resistance to using
this
>>>>> at
>>>>>>> least for hosting system vm templates over concerns of neutrality.
>>>>>>> Would this be suitable for a component test?  If not, what is
a
>>>>> “blessed”
>>>>>>> template location?
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thanks in advance!
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Nathan Johnson
>>>>>>> R&D Engineer
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 618 Grassmere Park Drive, Suite 12
>>>>>>> Nashville, TN 37211
>>>>>>> General Office: 615-312-6000
>>>>>>> 
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>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>>> 

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