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From Abhinav Roy <abhinav....@citrix.com>
Subject RE: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
Date Tue, 24 Sep 2013 14:45:08 GMT
Hi Indra,

Yes this steps are not needed for 4.1.x to 4.2 upgrades, they are needed only during upgrade
from previous versions.

Thanks and regards,
Abhinav

-----Original Message-----
From: Indra Pramana [mailto:indra@sg.or.id] 
Sent: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 12:14 PM
To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
Cc: dev@cloudstack.apache.org; Radhika Puthiyetath
Subject: Re: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes

Hi Abhinav,

May I know if whether below steps are required for upgrade from 4.1.x to 4.2.0? Because you
mention that below is only applicable on sections 3.2 and 3.3, which are the sections for
the earlier version to 4.2.0?

===
6.  Also, in all the sections 3.2 and 3.3 , add this step for agent upgrades

After running this ,
Edit /etc/cloudstack/agent/agent.
properties to change the resource parameter from com.cloud.agent.resource.computing.LibvirtComputingResource
to com.cloud.hypervisor.kvm.resource.LibvirtComputingResource

We need to run the following too,

Upgrade all the existing bridge names to new bridge names by running this
script:

# cloudstack-agent-upgrade

. Install a libvirt hook with the following commands:
# mkdir /etc/libvirt/hooks
# cp /usr/share/cloudstack-agent/lib/libvirtqemuhook /etc/libvirt/hooks/qemu # chmod +x /etc/libvirt/hooks/qemu

. Restart libvirtd.
# service libvirtd restart

. Start the agent.
# service cloudstack-agent start
===

Looking forward to your reply, thank you.

Cheers.



On Mon, Sep 23, 2013 at 5:48 PM, Abhinav Roy <abhinav.roy@citrix.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Here are some of the steps which are missing from the release notes,
>
> 1. Before upgrading from any version to 4.2 we need to register the 
> new
> 4.2 systemvm templates .
>     This step is there in section 3.3 i.e for upgrade from 2.2.14 to 
> 4.2, but it is missing in section 3.1 and 3.2 .
>
> 2. Section 3.1
>
>     Step 3&4 : it should be cloudstack-management and cloudstack-usage 
> as the naming conventions have been changed from 4.1 onwards.
>
>     Step 6 : The cloudstack 4.2 repo has not been published yet, 
> currently at http://cloudstack.apt-get.eu/ the repo is available only 
> for 4.0.x and 4.1.x
>                      What Indira pointed to, needs to be removed, step
> 6.g) and 6.h) and step 8 also need to be removed
>                     In step 6.f) It should be service cloudstack-agent  
> stop
>
>     Step 9.b) : It should be sudo yum upgrade cloudstack-client
>
>     Step 9.c) : it should be sudo yum upgrade cloudstack-agent   and the
> following line is not required [[" During the installation of 
> cloudstack-agent, the RPM will copy your 
> agent.properties,log4j-cloud.xml, and environment.properties from /etc/cloud/agent to
/etc/cloudstack/agent"
> ]]
>
>    Step 9.d.ii) : it should be sudo yum upgrade cloudstack-usage
>
>
> 3. Section 3.2
>
>     Step 1.e) :  The URL of the vmware systemvm template is wrong. It 
> should be 
> http://download.cloud.com/templates/4.2/systemvmtemplate-4.2-vh7.ova .
>                            The OSType should be [[Debian GNU/Linux 7.0
> (32-bit) (or the highestDebian release number available in the dropdown)]]
>         Similarly, add templates for xenserver and kvm also.
>
>     Step 7 : Delete this step, it's not needed.
>
>    Step 16 : It should be cloudstack-sysvmadm
>
> 4. Section 3.3
>
>      Step 4.d) : For all the newly registered templates, make the 
> OStype as [[Debian GNU/Linux 7.0 (32-bit) (or the highest Debian 
> release number available in the dropdown)]]
>
>      Step 13.c) :  It should be 
> /etc/cloudstack/management/components.xml
>
>      Step 15.c) : It should be 
> /etc/cloudstack/management/db.properties
>
>      Step 20 :  Remove this step, it's not needed
>
>      Step 21.e) : It should be /etc/cloudstack/agent/agent.properties
>
>     Step 23.a) :  It should be cloudstack-sysvmadm
>
> 5. In addition to all this,  If we are using KVM hosts as rhel6.0/6.1 
> then these extra steps need to be documented for each section, 3.2 and 
> 3.3
>
> (KVM on RHEL 6.0/6.1 only) If your existing CloudStack deployment 
> includes one or more clusters of KVM hosts running RHEL 6.0 or RHEL 
> 6.1, you must first upgrade the operating system version on those 
> hosts before upgrading CloudStack itself.
> The first order of business will be to change the yum repository for 
> each system with CloudStack packages. This means all management 
> servers, and any hosts that have the KVM agent. (No changes should be 
> necessary for hosts that are running VMware or Xen.) Start by opening 
> /etc/yum.repos.d/cloudstack.repo on any systems that have CloudStack 
> packages installed.
>
> [upgrade]
> name=rhel63
> baseurl=url-of-your-rhel6.3-repo
> enabled=1
> gpgcheck=0
> [apache CloudStack]
> name= Apache CloudStack
> baseurl= http://cloudstack.apt-get.eu/rhel/4.0/
> enabled=1
> gpgcheck=0
>
> If you are using the community provided package repository, change the 
> baseurl to http:// cloudstack.apt-get.eu/rhel/4.2/
>
> If you're using your own package repository, change this line to read 
> as appropriate for your
> 4.2.0 repository.
>
> b. Now that you have the repository configured c. Upgrade the host 
> operating system from RHEL 6.0 to 6.3:
> yum upgrade
>
> 6.  Also, in all the sections 3.2 and 3.3 , add this step for agent 
> upgrades
>
> After running this ,
> Edit /etc/cloudstack/agent/agent.properties to change the resource 
> parameter from 
> com.cloud.agent.resource.computing.LibvirtComputingResource
> to com.cloud.hypervisor.kvm.resource.LibvirtComputingResource
>
> We need to run the following too,
>
> Upgrade all the existing bridge names to new bridge names by running 
> this
> script:
>
> # cloudstack-agent-upgrade
>
> . Install a libvirt hook with the following commands:
> # mkdir /etc/libvirt/hooks
> # cp /usr/share/cloudstack-agent/lib/libvirtqemuhook
> /etc/libvirt/hooks/qemu
> # chmod +x /etc/libvirt/hooks/qemu
>
> . Restart libvirtd.
> # service libvirtd restart
>
> . Start the agent.
> # service cloudstack-agent start
>
>  Note : This step will be added after step 13.d in section 3.2 and 
> 21.e in section 3.3
>
> 7.  We need to add a section for 4.0.x to 4.2 upgrades.
>
> Thanks and regards,
> Abhinav
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Animesh Chaturvedi [mailto:animesh.chaturvedi@citrix.com]
> Sent: Sunday, September 22, 2013 10:24 PM
> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org; Radhika Puthiyetath
> Cc: users@cloudstack.apache.org
> Subject: RE: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
>
> Indra
>
> I am unable to download the ReleaseNotes attachment from the bug at 
> this time. I will get back with more comments once I am able to get to 
> it. Few comments in-line
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Indra Pramana [mailto:indra@sg.or.id]
> > Sent: Friday, September 20, 2013 9:54 PM
> > To: Radhika Puthiyetath
> > Cc: users@cloudstack.apache.org; dev@cloudstack.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
> >
> > Hi Radhika,
> >
> > I have downloaded the PDF document, thank you very much.
> >
> > I noted that there is no specific upgrade instruction from 4.1.1 to 
> > 4.2.0.
> > What we have there is the generic upgrade instruction from 4.x.x to 
> > 4.2.0.
> >
> > I have actually tried to follow this instruction on my earlier
> > (failed) upgrade attempt from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0, and found out that 
> > some of the steps are no longer applicable. For example:
> >
> > Step 6: Changes from /etc/cloud/management/components.xml to 
> > /etc/cloudstack/management/componentContext.xml is no longer 
> > required for upgrade from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0, since we are already using 
> > /etc/cloudstack folder (instead of /etc/cloud folder) on 4.1.1.
> [Animesh>] Yes this is left over and is not applicable for this 
> upgrade and will have to be cleaned up
> >
> > Step 8h: Uninstalling old cloud-* packages are not required for 
> > upgrade from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0 (cloud-* packages do not exist).
> [Animesh>] Yes this is left over and is not applicable for this 
> upgrade and will have to be cleaned up
> >
> > Step 10: (KVM Only): point a - Manually clean up 
> > /var/cache/cloudstack
> > <-- I believe this is supposed to be done on the KVM hosts? There is 
> > no /var/cache/cloudstack folder on our KVM hosts running CloudStack 
> > agent version 4.1.1. I have verified on all my KVM hosts. Is this 
> > step required on the KVM hosts for upgrade from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0?
> >
> > I found /var/cache/cloudstack folder on my CloudStack management 
> > server though. Is this step supposed to be done on the management 
> > server instead of the KVM hosts? If yes, it's not clearly mentioned.
> >
> > Step 12: When I tried to run the cloudstack-sysvmadm script to 
> > restart the system VMs, the script failed to run with some error messages.
> > Unfortunately, I didn't manage to take down the error messages. Is 
> > this step required for upgrade from 4.1.1 to 4.2.0? If for some 
> > reason, we are not able to run the script, are we able to restart 
> > the system VMs manually (say from the CloudStack GUI)?
> >
> > Looking forward to your reply, thank you.
> >
> > Cheers.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Sep 20, 2013 at 5:45 PM, Radhika Puthiyetath < 
> > radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com> wrote:
> >
> > >  Thanks Indra.****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > I shall attach the PDF file at
> > > https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-4245.****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > *From:* Indra Pramana [mailto:indra@sg.or.id]
> > > *Sent:* Friday, September 20, 2013 12:07 PM
> > > *To:* Radhika Puthiyetath
> > > *Cc:* users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > >
> > > *Subject:* Re: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > Hi Radhika,****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > May I know how can I view the release notes in normal HTML format, 
> > > instead of the original XML format?****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > Does it specifically contain migration steps from 4.1.1 to
> > > 4.2.0?****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > Would like to try again to upgrade my current CloudStack 4.1.1 to 
> > > 4.2.0, provided I can get the detailed instruction on what to do.
> > > Last time I tried to follow the existing documentation on the
> > > .tar.bz2 file (provided by Animesh when he started the vote) and 
> > > some of the steps seem to be not applicable anymore, and I might 
> > > have missed out some other steps which are actually required.****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > Looking forward to your reply, thank you.****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > Cheers.****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
> > > On Thu, Sep 19, 2013 at 2:42 PM, Radhika Puthiyetath < 
> > > radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com> wrote:****
> > >
> > > This has been updated. Could someone please validate the API 
> > > section
> > > ?****
> > >
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Animesh Chaturvedi 
> > > [mailto:animesh.chaturvedi@citrix.com]****
> > >
> > > Sent: Sunday, September 15, 2013 4:16 AM
> > > To: <users@cloudstack.apache.org>
> > > Cc: dev@cloudstack.apache.org; users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > Subject: Re: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
> > >
> > > I have added a public filters for known issues and fixed issues 
> > > that we can put in release notes. This way the data is dynamic and 
> > > up to date
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > > Animesh
> > >
> > > On Sep 13, 2013, at 8:53 AM, "Radhika Puthiyetath" < 
> > > radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Who is volunteering to provide the list of Fixed issues for the RN?
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: Animesh Chaturvedi [mailto:animesh.chaturvedi@citrix.com]
> > > > Sent: Wednesday, August 28, 2013 4:40 AM
> > > > To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org; users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > > Subject: RE: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
> > > >
> > > > Community help is needed to fix up the release notes, any 
> > > > volunteers
> > > >
> > > > Animesh
> > > >
> > > >> -----Original Message-----
> > > >> From: Radhika Puthiyetath 
> > > >> [mailto:radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com]
> > > >> Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2013 1:01 AM
> > > >> To: dev@cloudstack.apache.org; users@cloudstack.apache.org
> > > >> Subject: Volunteers to Complete the 4.2 Release Notes
> > > >>
> > > >> Hi,
> > > >>
> > > >> Looking for volunteers to help me with the 4.2 Release Notes.
> > > >>
> > > >> I have started filling in the new feature section, and checked 
> > > >> in to the
> > > >> 4.2 branch.
> > > >>
> > > >> A defect is filed
> > > >> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-4245
> > > .
> > > >>
> > > >> Thanks for the help
> > > >> -Radhika****
> > >
> > > ** **
> > >
>

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