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From abhisek basu <abhisekb...@msn.com>
Subject Re: Desktop as a service
Date Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:35:59 GMT
Citrix Xen Desktop can be integrated with Citrix Cloud Platform (which is based on Cloud Stack).

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> On 15 Dec 2014, at 5:49 am, "Tilak Raj Singh" <tilak72@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hello Everyone...
> 
> I just found an open source web application called Guacamole (
> http://guac-dev.org/) which can be used to share rdp and vnc connections
> over a webbrowser..the user connections can be provided using xml or
> ldap....I was thinking about using it to create a service for cloudstack
> VDI. Like creating a template and running the service on multiple VMs and
> using a load balancer for the incoming requests and providing virtual
> desktops.
> I think this might be a feasible solution for cloudstack VDI support. Can
> somebody please give me or share views about the idea here??
> 
> Regards
> 
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2014 at 2:44 PM, sergio tonani <sergio.tonani@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> 
>> Hello
>> we are working on a solution to deploy virtual desktops (and servers too)
>> using cloudstack and a front end portal developed in python by our team. We
>> have customized the kvm agent to support spice. In future we want also
>> support rdp and other protocols like x2go.
>> The solution will be available with open source license in spring 2015.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> We will make a point of keeping you up to date
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Regards
>> 
>>  _________________________________________________________________________
>> 
>> 
>>>> Il 10 dicembre 2014 alle 19.04 Ignazio Cassano <
>> ignaziocassano@gmail.com> ha scritto:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>>> Hi, if you do not want to modify acs to add spice support you could
>> use
>> 
>>>> ovirt : it is not a desktop as a service platform but it let you to
>> add
>> 
>>>> some user permissions and it supports spice.
>> 
>>>> Regards
>> 
>> 
>>>> Ignazio
>> 
>>>> Il giorno 10/dic/2014 17:29, "Nux!" <nux@li.nux.ro> ha scritto:
>> 
>> 
>>>>> Until ACS supports Spice, if ever, I think you're better off with
>> "on-VM"
>> 
>>>>> softare such RDP for Windows and X2GO/NX for Linux.
>> 
>> 
>>>>> HTH
>> 
>>>>> Lucian
>> 
>> 
>>>>> --
>> 
>>>>> Sent from the Delta quadrant using Borg technology!
>> 
>> 
>>>>> Nux!
>> 
>>>>> www.nux.ro
>> 
>> 
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>> 
>>>>>> From: "Tilak Raj Singh" <tilak72@gmail.com>
>> 
>>>>>> To: users@cloudstack.apache.org
>> 
>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, 9 December, 2014 19:37:55
>> 
>>>>>> Subject: Re: Desktop as a service
>> 
>> 
>>>>>> Hello John,
>> 
>> 
>>>>>> Thanks for your reply. Have looked at XenDesktop but I am looking
>> for
>> 
>>>>> some
>> 
>>>>>> open source alternative to this..Is there something else
>> available for
>> 
>>>>> such
>> 
>>>>>> tasks which can be used for both windows and Linux...
>> 
>>>>>> I found a few alternatives like spice (
>> http://www.spice-space.org/
>> ),
>> 
>>>>> apache
>> 
>>>>>> VCL (http://vcl.apache.org/) and cantivo (http://cantivo.org/)
>> 
>>>>>> I wished to know if any of these an be used with cloudstack? If
>> yes then
>> 
>>>>>> can someone please guide me how to do that?
>> 
>> 
>>>>>> Regards
>> 
>> 
>>>>>> On Tue, Dec 9, 2014 at 5:43 AM, John Kinsella <jlk@stratosec.co>
>> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>>>>>>> On Dec 5, 2014, at 11:08 PM, Tilak Raj Singh <
>> tilak72@gmail.com
>> 
>>>>> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>>>>>>>> Hello Everybody,
>> 
>> 
>>>>>>>> I am new to cloudstack so I dont know if I am going off the
>> topic
>> 
>>>>> here. I
>> 
>>>>>>>> wished to know how to setup Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI)
>> using
>> 
>>>>>>>> cloudstack. I browsed the net and found that openstack has
the
>> 
>>>>>>> capabilities
>> 
>>>>>>>> to setup this feature. Does cloudstack can be used to deploy
>> such a
>> 
>>>>>>>> service? If yes some links for the same would be highly
>> appreciated.
>> 
>>>>> Also
>> 
>>>>>>>> if cloudstack does not have that capability then is there
some
>> 
>>>>>>> alternative
>> 
>>>>>>>> to this?
>> 
>> 
>>>>>>> Hi and welcome! CloudStack can be used with Citrix XenDesktop
>> and
>> 
>>>>> XenApp
>> 
>>>>>>> to provide VDI services for users. It’s covered in the
>> XenDesktop
>> 
>>>>>>> install/setup docs (just replace CloudPlatform with CloudStack)
>> 
>> 
>>>>>>>> Another thing I wanted to know is how to instantiate virtual
>> machines
>> 
>>>>>>>> automatically if the load is increased. Have read about load
>> balancing
>> 
>>>>>>> and
>> 
>>>>>>>> I guess its regarding this only.
>> 
>> 
>>>>>>> If you mean for VDI, XenDesktop can manage this once connected
>> to
>> 
>>>>>>> CloudStack. If you mean outside of that setup, the phrase you’re
>> looking
>> 
>>>>>>> for is “autoscaling.” Currently it works with either NetScaler
>> load
>> 
>>>>>>> balancers or XenServer virtualization.
>> 
>> 
>>>>>>>> The architecture I wish to setup is to provide VDI to several
>> users on
>> 
>>>>>>>> demand via browsers, where the compute is done on the virtual
>> 
>>>>> machines.
>> 
>>>>>>> Now
>> 
>>>>>>>> when suppose 10 users are simultaneously using this Virtual
>> Desktop
>> 
>>>>> the
>> 
>>>>>>>> load on the VM increases so cloudstanck spawns another VM
to
>> share the
>> 
>>>>>>> load
>> 
>>>>>>>> of these 10 users to 5 each on these two VMs created. I hope
>> my doubt
>> 
>>>>> is
>> 
>>>>>>>> clear.
>> 
>> 
>>>>>>> Yep - XenDesktop will do that for ya. :)
>> 
>> 
>>>>>>> John
>> 
>> 
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