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From ilya <ilya.mailing.li...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: CloudStack vShpere 5.5 (VMware 5.5 )
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2016 07:57:40 GMT
You can do either, both work well. If you have many VLANs to support,
Advanced is the way to go.

On 1/20/16 6:38 AM, Cristian Ciobanu wrote:
> Hi Ilya,
> 
>      I have an additional question, did you configured your VMware zones with basic network
or advanced ?
> 
> 
> Regards,
> Cristian
> On 19.01.2016 20:24:49, ilya <ilya.mailing.lists@gmail.com> wrote:
> Please see response in line
> 
> On 1/19/16 6:07 AM, Cristian Ciobanu wrote:
>> Hello,
>>
>> I have a some questions regarding CloudStack and vSphere (VMware), i just need a
confirmation before start the test.
>>
>> 1. Can i use CloudStack and vSphere (vmware) without HA ? like on KVM
> In general, CloudStack would not manage HA for VMware vSphere (as vmware
> has this feature built in). I would recommend disabling CloudStack HA in
> favor in native VMware HA to avoid any race conditions. You can also
> disable HA in global settings to make sure it never kicks in. The
> service offering that is created to be used - must have HA support
> checked off..
> 
> 
>> 2. Can i use CloudStack and vSphere (vmware) only with local storage ? like on KVM
> Yes, you can.
>>
>> I saw many requirements on CloudsStack website but i don't saw other examples, this
is why put these questions.
>>
>> I want to run cloudstack with vmware on local storage and without HA.
> 
> By using local storage, you are forgoing the HA - no matter what
> technology you choose to use.
> 
> I have a some VMware zones with this setup i've been running for at
> least 3 years, so i can attest it works well.
> 
> One thing to consider, and you can check for release docs, 4.5 has a
> partial support for vDS Networking. Later releases may have complete vDS
> network support. However, if you dont really care about vDS, CloudStack
> will manage the portgroups and vswitches, i'd suggest you start off with
> ACS 4.5 see how it works. ACS 4.6 and 4.7 may work as well or better,
> but i've yet to try it in production.
> 
> Lastly, make sure you get the cloudstack "noredist" build - which
> contains the support for vmware and other proprietary techlogies.
> 
> ShapeBlue hosted CloudStack Repos have the VMware support built into
> their RPMs.
> 
> Regards,
> ilya
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Cristian
>>
> 

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