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From Chiradeep Vittal <>
Subject Re: [Doc] Review request: Is the System Requirements doc correct?
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2012 16:03:40 GMT
According to,
Ubuntu 12.04 was tested rather than 10.04

On 10/17/12 5:59 PM, "Jessica Tomechak" <> wrote:

>Need to double-check these system requirements before shipping the docs.
>For example, I see Ubuntu 12.04 in the list. I notice the email threads
>where Wido mentions he added this support. But has that been tested?
>3.3.1. Management Server, Database, and Storage System Requirements
>The machines that will run the Management Server and MySQL database must
>meet the following requirements. The same machines can also be used to
>provide primary and secondary storage, such as via localdisk or NFS. The
>Management Server may be placed on a virtual machine.
>Operating system:
>Preferred: CentOS/RHEL 6.2+ or Ubuntu 12.04(.1)
>Also supported: CentOS/RHEL 5.5 or Ubuntu 10.04
>64-bit x86 CPU (more cores results in better performance)
>4 GB of memory
>50 GB of local disk (When running secondary storage on the management
>server 500GB is recommended)
>At least 1 NIC
>Statically allocated IP address
>Fully qualified domain name as returned by the hostname command
>3.3.2. Host/Hypervisor System Requirements
>The host is where the cloud services run in the form of guest virtual
>machines. Each host is one machine that meets the following requirements:
>Must be 64-bit and must support HVM (Intel-VT or AMD-V enabled).
>64-bit x86 CPU (more cores results in better performance)
>Hardware virtualization support required
>4 GB of memory
>36 GB of local disk
>At least 1 NIC
>Statically allocated IP Address
>Latest hotfixes applied to hypervisor software
>When you deploy CloudStack, the hypervisor host must not have any VMs
>already running
>Hosts have additional requirements depending on the hypervisor. See the
>requirements listed at the top of the Installation section for your chosen
>Be sure you fulfill the additional hypervisor requirements and
>steps provided in this Guide. Hypervisor hosts must be properly prepared
>work with CloudStack. For example, the requirements for XenServer are
>listed under Citrix XenServer Installation.
><<And here is supposed to be a set of links to all the hypervisor
>Citrix XenServer
>VMware vSphere
>Oracle VM (OVM)
>Jessica T.
>cloudStack Tech Pubs

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