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From Geoff Higginbottom <geoff.higginbot...@shapeblue.com>
Subject RE: XenServer and VMWare Cluster, same Zone/Pod
Date Mon, 04 Mar 2013 19:16:49 GMT
Just to confirm, you can create a Cloud with a single Zone, containing both XenServer Clusters
and VMware Clusters, but you should create unique PODs, one for XenServer and one for VMware

Because XenServer uses LinkLocal and VMware does not, the Reserved IP Ranges for each POD
will be significantly different.

Regarding System VMs, there is a Global Setting which allow you to control which Hypervisor
the System VMs will prefer, its 'system.vm.default.hypervisor' if you do not set this, it
typically creates them on the first available Cluster, then sticks with that Hypervisor type.

Changing that global setting, restarting the management service, then destroying the system
VMs will see them move from one type of hypervisor to another, I have done this many time,
so if it's not working, you have a problem somewhere.

Regards

Geoff Higginbottom

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geoff.higginbottom@shapeblue.com


-----Original Message-----
From: Ahmad Emneina [mailto:aemneina@gmail.com]
Sent: 04 March 2013 19:04
To: Cloudstack users; fgaudreault@cloudops.com
Subject: Re: XenServer and VMWare Cluster, same Zone/Pod

this is odd indeed, have you tried these actions against homogenous clouds?
I wonder that to see if this can be reproduced to see if its an environmental issue vs mixed
cloud bug.


On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 1:02 PM, Francois Gaudreault < fgaudreault@cloudops.com> wrote:

> Ok, so restarting the management service resolve a part of it.
> Templates are now available and on the filesystem.
>
> Now I am facing another issue, I cannot deploy a VM from any template
> on the VMWare Cluster (VR template included).  I keep getting :
>
> WARN  [agent.manager.**AgentManagerImpl] (Job-Executor-21:job-102)
> Unsupported Command: Unsupported command issued:com.cloud.agent.api.**
> storage.**PrimaryStorageDownloadCommand. Are you sure you got the
> right type of server?
> ERROR [cloud.vm.**VirtualMachineManagerImpl] (Job-Executor-21:job-102)
> Failed to start instance VM[DomainRouter|r-19-VM]
> java.lang.ClassCastException: com.cloud.agent.api.**UnsupportedAnswer
> cannot be cast to com.cloud.agent.api.storage.**
> PrimaryStorageDownloadAnswer
>     at com.cloud.template.**TemplateManagerImpl.**
> prepareTemplateForCreate(**TemplateManagerImpl.java:663)
>     at com.cloud.utils.db.**DatabaseCallback.intercept(**
> DatabaseCallback.java:34)
>     at com.cloud.storage.**StorageManagerImpl.**createVolume(**
> StorageManagerImpl.java:3448)
> [...]
> INFO  [vmware.resource.**VmwareResource]
> (DirectAgent-436:172.30.100.**31) Executing resource StopCommand:
> {"isProxy":false,"vmName":"r-** 19-VM","wait":0} INFO
> [vmware.resource.**VmwareResource] (DirectAgent-436:172.30.100.**31)
> VM r-19-VM is no longer in vSphere WARN
> [cloud.network.**NetworkManagerImpl] (Job-Executor-21:job-102) Can't
> get the physical network INFO  [cloud.vm.**VirtualMachineManagerImpl]
> (Job-Executor-21:job-102) Unable to contact resource.
> com.cloud.exception.**AgentUnavailableException: Resource [Host:10] is
> unreachable: Host 10: Unable to start instance due to com.cloud.agent.api.
> **UnsupportedAnswer cannot be cast to com.cloud.agent.api.storage.**
> PrimaryStorageDownloadAnswer
>     at com.cloud.vm.**VirtualMachineManagerImpl.**advanceStart(**
> VirtualMachineManagerImpl.**java:847)
>     at com.cloud.vm.**VirtualMachineManagerImpl.**start(**
> VirtualMachineManagerImpl.**java:472)
>     at com.cloud.network.router.**VirtualNetworkApplianceManager**
> Impl.start(**VirtualNetworkApplianceManager**Impl.java:2352)
> [...]
> Caused by: java.lang.ClassCastException:
> com.cloud.agent.api.**UnsupportedAnswer
> cannot be cast to com.cloud.agent.api.storage.**
> PrimaryStorageDownloadAnswer
>     at com.cloud.template.**TemplateManagerImpl.**
> prepareTemplateForCreate(**TemplateManagerImpl.java:663)
>     at com.cloud.utils.db.**DatabaseCallback.intercept(**
> DatabaseCallback.java:34)
>     at com.cloud.storage.**StorageManagerImpl.**createVolume(**
> StorageManagerImpl.java:3448)
>     at com.cloud.storage.**StorageManagerImpl.prepare(**
> StorageManagerImpl.java:3351)
>     at com.cloud.vm.**VirtualMachineManagerImpl.**advanceStart(**
> VirtualMachineManagerImpl.**java:754)
>     ... 33 more
> INFO  [vmware.resource.**VmwareResource]
> (DirectAgent-252:172.30.100.**31) Executing resource StopCommand:
> {"isProxy":false,"vmName":"i-** 2-20-VM","wait":0} INFO
> [vmware.resource.**VmwareResource] (DirectAgent-252:172.30.100.**31)
> VM i-2-20-VM is no longer in vSphere
>
> The weird thing is that I can deploy a VM using an ISO just fine...
> Any clues?
>
> Thanks!
>
>
> On 2013-02-25 11:26 AM, Francois Gaudreault wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Just a quick question, is there any issues that we might face if we
>> have a XenServer Cluster and a VMWare Cluster in the same pod/zone?
>> Will CloudStack spin 1 SystemVM for each hypervisor?
>>
>> I am seeing that the system vm template for vSphere says "download
>> complete", but without any size in the UI/Database. The default
>> template for vSphere will not download as well. We are on CS 4.0.1
>>
>>             id: 2
>>        host_id: 5
>>    template_id: 8
>>        created: 2013-02-22 15:05:03
>>   last_updated: 2013-02-22 15:05:03
>>         job_id: NULL
>>   download_pct: 100
>>           size: 0
>>  physical_size: 0
>> download_state: DOWNLOADED
>>      error_str: NULL
>>     local_path: NULL
>>   install_path: template/tmpl/1/8/
>>            url:
>> http://download.cloud.com/**templates/burbank/burbank-**
>> systemvm-08012012.ova<http://download.cloud.com/templates/burbank/burbank-systemvm-08012012.ova>
>>      destroyed: 0
>>        is_copy: 0
>>
>> Thanks for help!
>>
>>
>
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> fgaudreault@cloudops.com
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