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Subject [jira] [Commented] (CLOUDSTACK-9379) Support nested virtualization at VM level on VMware Hypervisor
Date Wed, 28 Sep 2016 01:12:21 GMT

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ASF GitHub Bot commented on CLOUDSTACK-9379:
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Github user serg38 commented on the issue:

    https://github.com/apache/cloudstack/pull/1542
  
    @jburwell The only BUILTIN Centos template for Vmware is 5.3 that doesn't have KVM support
to my knowledge. Are you proposing to introduce another BUILTIN template so that it is available
for anyone to use during the integration testing? We don't have any KVM expertise at this
point so this will be next to mission impossible. The only option for us would be to package
vSphere python SDK and try to talk to vCenter directly.


> Support nested virtualization at VM level on VMware Hypervisor
> --------------------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: CLOUDSTACK-9379
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-9379
>             Project: CloudStack
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>      Security Level: Public(Anyone can view this level - this is the default.) 
>          Components: VMware
>    Affects Versions: 4.9.0
>            Reporter: Nicolas Vazquez
>            Assignee: Nicolas Vazquez
>             Fix For: 4.10.0.0
>
>
> h2. Introduction
> It is desired to support nested virtualization at VM level for VMware hypervisor. Current
behaviour supports enabling/desabling global nested virtualization by modifying global config
{{'vmware.nested.virtualization'}}. It is wished to improve this feature, having control at
VM level instead of a global control only.
> h2. Proposal
> A new global configuration is added, to enable/disable VM nested virtualization control:
{{'vmware.nested.virtualization.perVM'}}. Default value=false
> h2. Behaviour
> After a vm deployment or start command, vm params include {{nestedVirtualizationFlag}}
key and its value is:
> * true -> nested virtualization enabled
> * false -> nested virtualization disabled
> We will determinate nested virtualization enabled/disabled by examining:
> * (1) global configuration {{'vmware.nested.virtualization'}} value
> * (2) global configuration {{'vmware.nested.virtualization.perVM'}} value
> * (3) {{'nestedVirtualizationFlag'}} value in {{user_vm_details}} if present, null if
not.
> Using this 3 values, there are different use cases:
> # (1) = TRUE, (2) = TRUE, (3) is null -> ENABLED
> # (1) = TRUE, (2) = TRUE, (3) = TRUE -> ENABLED
> # (1) = TRUE, (2) = TRUE, (3) = FALSE -> DISABLED
> # (1) = TRUE, (2) = FALSE -> ENABLED
> # (1) = FALSE, (2) = TRUE, (3) is null -> DISABLED
> # (1) = FALSE, (2) = TRUE, (3) = TRUE -> ENABLED
> # (1) = FALSE, (2) = TRUE, (3) = FALSE -> DISABLED
> # (1) = FALSE, (2) = FALSE -> DISABLED



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