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From Marc Cirauqui <mcirau...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Getting CRAZY for having a cloud working!
Date Mon, 07 Jan 2013 07:55:51 GMT
Hi,

As Nitin points out, use the provided script to troubleshoot ssvm problems.

Most probable cause, your ssvm is not connecting to internet.

thx


On Sun, Jan 6, 2013 at 1:10 PM, Nitin Mehta <Nitin.Mehta@citrix.com> wrote:

> Andrea - Please try
> https://cwiki.apache.org/CLOUDSTACK/ssvm-troubleshooting.html
>
> Thanks,
> -Nitin
>
> On 06-Jan-2013, at 4:25 PM, Andrea Ottonello wrote:
>
> FINALLY a step ahead!!!! now, using a virtual management server, a virtual
> storage server for primary and secondary storage, and a virtual XenServer
> 6.0.2 host I have a Zone working!!!! Think that there is something wrong
> with XCP, don't know what... anyway, now I have a new problem: the CentOS
> builtin template reports status "Connection timeout" and ready "No", there
> is no size reported. I checked and allowed on firewall any traffic from
> both IP ranges used for public and private network, but no luck. Any idea?
> I will start to work about this issue now...
>
>
>
> 2013/1/4 Andrea Ottonello <aottonello@gmail.com<mailto:
> aottonello@gmail.com>>
>
> Here it is... now I have created a host "virtual" running on a XCP 1.6
> real host, modifying a mysql database parameter not to check for HVM
> capacity.
>
> Same problem, s-x-VM not starting.
>
> http://pastebin.com/tpLDi5ir
>
>
> 2013/1/3 Paul Angus <paul.angus@shapeblue.com<mailto:
> paul.angus@shapeblue.com>>
>
> Andrea,
>
> That sounds right, could you upload your management log to
> pastebin.comfrom around the time when you tried to add the host
>
> Regards,
>
> Paul Angus
> Cloud Architect / Senior Consultant
> paul.angus@shapeblue.com<mailto:paul.angus@shapeblue.com> |
> www.shapeblue.com<http://www.shapeblue.com> | Twitter:@shapeBlue
> ShapeBlue Ltd, 53 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HS
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marc Cirauqui [mailto:mcirauqui@gmail.com]
> Sent: 03 January 2013 07:55
> To: cloudstack-users
> Subject: Re: Getting CRAZY for having a cloud working!
>
> Hi Andrea,
>
> Sounds good to me. Still no luck running vms? Be advised that your
> management interface in XS should be on "MGMT" network and reachable from
> management server (I'm sure you checked thrice, just to be sure).
>
> thx
>
>
> On Thu, Jan 3, 2013 at 12:24 AM, Andrea Ottonello <aottonello@gmail.com
> <mailto:aottonello@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> Hallo.
> On the host I have 2 ethernet NICs and 2 HBAs. In XenCenter I see them
> as "network 0" and "network 1". In XenCenter I renamed "network 0" as
> "MGMT"
> and disabled the flag to automatically assign it to VMs, and "network
> 1" to "VNET", because I want it to be dedicated to VMs. Then, when
> creating Physical Network, I gave it name VNET (globally) and assigned
> to blue icon (internal management traffic) the MGMT label, and to
> green icon (VMs
> traffic) VNET label. I didn't include red icon (storage) because it
> should be via HBAs. Are these settings wrong? I set primary storage as
> "PreSetup"
> and gave same SR-label used in XenCenter to identify it. Is it ok?
>
>
> 2013/1/2 Paul Angus <paul.angus@shapeblue.com<mailto:
> paul.angus@shapeblue.com>>
>
> Hi Andrea,
>
> It sounds like you need to label your network interfaces in on the
> XenServer host and in CloudStack.
>
> Its hard to read the early parts of the emails to see how many
> interfaces you've got on your host. But if you have just the one
> then rename it something with no spaces like 'if-cloud' its easiest
> to do it with XenCenter.
> Then you go to the GUI;  Infrastructure > YOUR_ZONE > Physical
> Network.
> Go
> to each of the physical networks you have and set the 'XenServer
> Traffic Label' for the management, storage, public and guest
> networks to
> 'if-cloud'
>
> Then add the host.
>
> I have seen some hosts fail to add if the storage network isn't
> explicitly
> defined as a network too.
>
> If you can include a link to your management server log it would help.
>
>
> Paul Angus
> Cloud Architect / Senior Consultant
> paul.angus@shapeblue.com<mailto:paul.angus@shapeblue.com>
> 07711 418 784
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrea Ottonello [mailto:aottonello@gmail.com]
> Sent: 02 January 2013 17:02
> To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org<mailto:
> cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: Getting CRAZY for having a cloud working!
>
> Hallo all and happy new year!
> Today I tried again: management vm fresh, xenserver fresh and
> updated
> (but
> still 6.0.2) with local storage, I closed wizard and before adding
> zone etc. I configured option for system VMs on local storage. Then
> added
> zone,
> pod, cluster, node... when adding node, some strange errors
> regarding
> agent
> disconnected. From XenCenter I see that local storage has changed
> name
> with
> "cloud stack bla bla bla" in description, but in management UI I
> don't
> see
> any primary storage configured.
> Ok, enough. New year, new life. If a product takes almost a month
> for simply setup a trial and even now not works, maybe is time to
> try
> something
> different. Maybe I'm unlucky and/or not capable of doing things, or
> maybe CloudStack and guides are not so "turnkey" as they claim to
> be. I don't know what else to do, just give up.
>
>
> 2013/1/2 Marc Cirauqui <mcirauqui@gmail.com<mailto:mcirauqui@gmail.com>>
>
> Hi Andrea, any news?
>
> thx
>
>
> On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 1:58 PM, Vijay Venkatachalam <
> Vijay.Venkatachalam@citrix.com<mailto:Vijay.Venkatachalam@citrix.com>>
> wrote:
>
> Remember the first step is to see if these steps are applicable
> to
> you.
>
> Meaning in my case when I ran a find in xenserver console I was
> not able to find the vhd-util tools.
> Meaning there should be zero results for
> find / -name "vhd-util"
>
> If the patches are already applied (the steps won't help) you
> might it them in /usr/sbin/vhd-util /opt/xensource/bin/vhd-util
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrea Ottonello [mailto:aottonello@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 28, 2012 6:10 PM
> To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org<mailto:
> cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: Getting CRAZY for having a cloud working!
>
> THANK YOU VERY VERY VERY MUCH, I will try this!
>
>
> 2012/12/28 Vijay Venkatachalam
> <Vijay.Venkatachalam@citrix.com<mailto:Vijay.Venkatachalam@citrix.com>>
>
> Simple Tab should auto-fill it up You can cross verify from
> XenCenter: Select Host-> General->UUID
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrea Ottonello [mailto:aottonello@gmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, December 28, 2012 6:01 PM
> To: cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org<mailto:
> cloudstack-users@incubator.apache.org>
> Subject: Re: Getting CRAZY for having a cloud working!
>
> Ehm... last thing I promise... where I get hostid? :)
>
>
> 2012/12/28 Vijay Venkatachalam
> <Vijay.Venkatachalam@citrix.com<mailto: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<mailto:
> 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<mailto: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<mailto:
> 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<mailto: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
> .htm
> l
>
> 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<mailto:aottonello@gmail.com>>
>
> I discovered ... ;) Any suggestion on where
> to put it?
>
>
>
> 2012/12/19 Chip Childers
> <chip.childers@sungard.com<mailto: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<mailto:mcirauqui@gmail.com>>
> wrote:
> I can't find any attachments...
>
>
> On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 4:38 PM, Andrea
> Ottonello <
> aottonello@gmail.com<mailto:aottonello@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> I will try, thank you. Already attached
> log to an
> email.
>
>
> 2012/12/19 Marc Cirauqui
> <mcirauqui@gmail.com<mailto: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<mailto: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!
>
>
>
>
>
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>
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