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From Andrea Ottonello <aottone...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Getting CRAZY for having a cloud working!
Date Fri, 28 Dec 2012 12:30:40 GMT
Ehm... last thing I promise... where I get hostid? :)


2012/12/28 Vijay Venkatachalam <Vijay.Venkatachalam@citrix.com>

>
> 1. In the CloudStack UI, Enable maintenance mode of the zone you are using.
> 2. In the CloudStack UI, Enable maintenance mode of the host you are using.
> 3. In the CloudStack UI, Delete the host.
> 4. In the XenCenter client, shutdown and delete the VMs in the host (if
> not done already by CS).
> 5. In the XenCenter client,  in the Storage tab, right click on the
> storage that maps to the primary storage you have configured (my case it
> was NFS, if it is local storage you can leave it) and "Forget" it.
> 6. In the XenServer's console, run the following command to remove the tag
> > >   xe host-param-clear uuid=<hostid> param-name=tags
> 6. In the CloudStack UI, Add the host back
> 7. In the CloudStack UI, Disable the maintenance mode of the zone.
>
> hth,
> Vijay
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Andrea Ottonello [mailto:aottonello@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Friday, December 28, 2012 1:44 PM
> > To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Getting CRAZY for having a cloud working!
> >
> > Hallo all! Thank you for your VERY appreciated help and have happy new
> > year!
> > Vijay, could you please explain a little more detailed the steps to
> > remove/cleanup the host? Sorry I don't know, for example, what is a
> "vbd"...
> > I'm quite new to Linux/Xen/Xenserver/CS, sorry for asking things that
> maybe
> > are very simple...
> >
> >
> > 2012/12/28 Vijay Venkatachalam <Vijay.Venkatachalam@citrix.com>
> >
> > >
> > > I had the very same problem and resolved it quite some-time back.
> > >
> > > **********************
> > > Reason: The xenserver host did not contain system-vm.iso, vhd-util etc.
> > > If you also could not find these files in your xenserver read-on
> > > **********************
> > >
> > > A CS host tag had erroneously labeled/marked the XenServer was already
> > > patched even though it was not patched. So CS did not patch the host
> > > with the files (vhd-util,....).
> > >
> > > Solution:
> > > Remove the tags in the host and re-add the host
> > >
> > > Steps:
> > > The following sequence of steps should help fix the problem.
> > > 1. Remove the host
> > > 2. Cleanup the host as usual (clear vbd and any vms) 3. Remove cs tags
> > > of the host using the following command.
> > >   xe host-param-clear uuid=<hostid> param-name=tags 4. Add the host
> > > back
> > >
> > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Andrea Ottonello [mailto:aottonello@gmail.com]
> > > > Sent: Thursday, December 27, 2012 8:28 PM
> > > > To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org
> > > > Subject: Re: Getting CRAZY for having a cloud working!
> > > >
> > > > Hallo Sebastien,
> > > > thank you for your help.
> > > > I will try to put management log on the site you provided.
> > > > I started using 4.0 version, tried 3.0 only searching for a solution.
> > > >
> > > > Let's answer something:
> > > > 1- yes management server is running
> > > > 2- yes I defined zone, pod, cluster and host.
> > > > 3- primary and secondary are defined and available.
> > > > 4- I can mount NFS secondary storage and create file inside it from
> > > > host, primary is locally available to host (HBA) and I can create a
> > > > VM on it
> > > using
> > > > XenCenter, so is online and working.
> > > > I also tried using NFS share for primary, or even localstorage
> > > > (enabling
> > > global
> > > > config varable to use it for VMs).
> > > > 5- zone is enabled.
> > > > 6- VMs are NOT running. v-2-VM is in starting/stopped state loop,
> > > > while
> > > if I
> > > > enable zone CS tries to create s-XX-VM, it fails, it deletes it and
> > > > try
> > > again
> > > > creating a new one, increasing XX number of 1, in an infinite loop.
> > > > This is definitely my problem. If I look at management log, it says
> > > > that
> > > my only
> > > > available host is in avoid set, so CS doesn't know where to put VM
> > > > and
> > > fails. I
> > > > don't know WHY my host is in "avoid set": it has 22 GB of RAM, 200
> > > > GB of primary storage and 2 CPU quadcore. It is a fresh install,
> > > > formatted and
> > > only
> > > > putted into a new pool as for installation instructions. I used same
> > > name for
> > > > network interfaces and primary storage. There must be something
> > > > wrong/missing in Xen/XCP setup, but I'm not able to understand what.
> > > > Is terribly frustrating...
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > 2012/12/27 sebgoa <runseb@gmail.com>
> > > >
> > > > > Dear Andrea,
> > > > >
> > > > > Very sorry things are not working out of the box for you.
> > > > > If you can share your management server logs on the list, maybe we
> > > > > can help better.
> > > > > Use http://pastie.org/ for example, to avoid your logs being
> > > > > stripped out of the email.
> > > > >
> > > > > Since it's the holiday season, lots of folks are taking a break
> > > > > and there are very few people able to help out.
> > > > >
> > > > > You should use the 4.0 release which is the first official Apache
> > > > > release, documented at
> > > > > http://incubator.apache.org/cloudstack/downloads.html
> > > > >
> > > > > Couple questions to understand where you are in the setup
> currently:
> > > > >
> > > > > 1-Is the management server running ?
> > > > > 2-Have you defined the zone/pod/cluster/host ?
> > > > > 3-Are primary and secondary storage defined and available ?
> > > > > 4-Can you access primary and secondary storage from your xen host
?
> > > > > 5-Is the zone enabled ?
> > > > > 6-Are the system VMs running ?
> > > > >
> > > > > Cheers,
> > > > >
> > > > > -Sebastien
> > > > >
> > > > > On Dec 24, 2012, at 3:34 PM, Andrea Ottonello wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hallo all. I tried to analyze log for myself: found something
> > > > > > wrong about storage, so I disabled multipath, configured zoning
> > > > > > on fabric switches to permit only one path and tried for XXXth
> > > > > > time to setup all again from scratch. No luck again. Starting
to
> > > > > > believe is a lot of crap and nothing else. I also tried
> > > > > > installing CS 3.0.2 as "stable" version, NO LUCK
> > > > > AGAIN.
> > > > > > Tried using CentOS instead of Ubuntu, Nothing again. Ok, I will
> > > > > > take my LAST try using another physical server with no SAN
> > > > > > attached and using
> > > > > local
> > > > > > storage as primary. If even this try will not be ok, I'll give
> up.
> > > > > > Wasted almost 3 weeks for obtaining... nothing. Ok, that is
a
> > > > > > open source product, but I cannot believe it to be SO INCREDIBLY
> > > > > > IMPOSSIBLE to have neither a trial setup up and running.
> > > > > > If anyone believe I'm simply not able to setup, I'm here: have
a
> > > > > PowerEdge
> > > > > > 1950 DELL connected with a Brocade 200E to a EMC CX300. I have
> > > > > > another server for installing VMs for management, mysql,
> > > > > > secondary storage and so on. I want to use XCP/Xen as
> > > > > > hypervisor, using a primary storage on my
> > > > > SAN
> > > > > > connected through HBAs. Give me just instructions and I will
> > > > > > follow
> > > them.
> > > > > > That's all.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > > 2012/12/19 Andrea Ottonello <aottonello@gmail.com>
> > > > > >
> > > > > >> I discovered ... ;)
> > > > > >> Any suggestion on where to put it?
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >> 2012/12/19 Chip Childers <chip.childers@sungard.com>
> > > > > >>
> > > > > >>> The apache list-serv strips attachments.  They need
to be
> > > > > >>> placed somewhere else, with a URL pointer to the location.
> > > > > >>>
> > > > > >>> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 10:45 AM, Marc Cirauqui
> > > > > >>> <mcirauqui@gmail.com>
> > > > > >>> wrote:
> > > > > >>>> I can't find any attachments...
> > > > > >>>>
> > > > > >>>>
> > > > > >>>> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Andrea Ottonello
<
> > > > > aottonello@gmail.com
> > > > > >>>> wrote:
> > > > > >>>>
> > > > > >>>>> I will try, thank you. Already attached log
to an email.
> > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > >>>>> 2012/12/19 Marc Cirauqui <mcirauqui@gmail.com>
> > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>> I don't know your physical setup, but if
you have two
> > > > > >>>>>> network
> > > > > >>> interfaces,
> > > > > >>>>>> you should name them in XenCenter.
> > > > > >>>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>> Example. In Xencenter, networking tab, you
see "Network 0"
> > > > > >>>>>> and
> > > > > >>> "Network
> > > > > >>>>> 1"
> > > > > >>>>>> (don't remember exact names). Rename them
to be "cloud-
> > > > private"
> > > > > >>>>>> and "cloud-public" (for example). Then in
the fancy icons
> > > > > >>>>>> in setup
> > > > > >>> wizard (or
> > > > > >>>>>> equivalent in infrastructure tab) put those
tags in private
> > > > > >>>>>> and
> > > > > >>> public
> > > > > >>>>>> network.
> > > > > >>>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>> That way CS maps vm's interfaces to the
right physical
> > > > > >>>>>> interfaces in
> > > > > >>>>> XS...
> > > > > >>>>>> Also, please, upload your log to pastebin
or something
> > > > > >>>>>> similar to
> > > > > >>> check
> > > > > >>>>> up.
> > > > > >>>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>> thx
> > > > > >>>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 4:24 PM, Andrea
Ottonello <
> > > > > >>> aottonello@gmail.com
> > > > > >>>>>>> wrote:
> > > > > >>>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>>> Anyway, tried to format host and install
XenServer 6.0.2,
> > > > > >>>>>>> activated
> > > > > >>>>> with
> > > > > >>>>>>> free license, updated with last patches
via XenCenter
> > > > > >>>>>>> (exception
> > > > > >>> made
> > > > > >>>>> for
> > > > > >>>>>>> 6.1 upgrade, of course). Restored MGMT
machine to
> > snapshot
> > > > > >>>>>>> taken
> > > > > >>> after
> > > > > >>>>>>> finishing fresh setup of cloudstack
(just after
> > > > > >>>>> cloud-setup-management).
> > > > > >>>>>>> Tested again NFS shares on CentOS machine.
> > > > > >>>>>>> ok, let's start: followed guide to configure
XenServer
> > > > > >>>>>>> host
> > > > > >>> (basically,
> > > > > >>>>>>> installed package for CloudStack).
> > > > > >>>>>>> Got to CloudStack UI, closed wizard
and started creating
> > > > > >>>>>>> zone pod
> > > > > >>>>> cluster
> > > > > >>>>>>> storage etc.... SAME F...ING S..T error,
it doesn't start
> > > > > >>>>>>> System
> > > > > >>> VMs
> > > > > >>>>>>> because it tells that there is no suitable
host... BUT
> WHY???
> > > > > >>>>>>> Host
> > > > > >>> is
> > > > > >>>>>> right
> > > > > >>>>>>> there waiting for you stupid software
to place a VM on it!
> > > > > >>>>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > >>>>>
> > > > > >>>>> --
> > > > > >>>>> Andrea Ottonello
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> > Andrea Ottonello
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