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From Chiradeep Vittal <chirade...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Modern template hosting
Date Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:05:56 GMT
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
> > >
> > > website | blog | support
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
>

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