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From Mike Tutkowski <mike.tutkow...@solidfire.com>
Subject Re: VMware and RuntimeFault class
Date Tue, 19 Mar 2013 04:39:37 GMT
OK, thanks so much for that info, Min!

I am quite new to using VMware APIs.  :)


On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 10:35 PM, Min Chen <min.chen@citrix.com> wrote:

> Hi Mike,
>
>      From your sample code and your screenshot, I can see that the code is
> written to use old vmware SDK (4.x) which is using Axis to implement java
> stub. In that version of vim25.jar, RuntimeFault is extended from
> MethodFault, which is then extended from AxisFault, which is indeed an
> Exception, that is why you need to catch it. For your information, VI Java (
> http://vijava.sourceforge.net/) is an open source project that is built
> on top of Vmware SDK and trying to provide another ease-to-use java API
> layer to work with VSphere.
>      In your eclipse project, what version of vim25.jar does it depend on?
> 5.1 or 4.1? If you are using 5.1 version, then you cannot use those AppUtil
> class anymore.
>
>      Thanks
>      -min
> ________________________________________
> From: Mike Tutkowski [mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com]
> Sent: Monday, March 18, 2013 9:03 PM
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: VMware and RuntimeFault class
>
> Here is a screen shot of what I'm seeing:
>
> http://snag.gy/RQyxY.jpg
>
> In the getProperties method, Eclipse is saying I have an unhandled
> exception.  However, that method throws Throwable, so I should be good to
> go.
>
> If I look at the referenced RuntimeFault class, it does not extend
> Throwable (either directly or indirectly).
>
> Thanks!
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 8:57 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
>
> > Here's a good example:
> >
> > public abstract interface com.vmware.vim.VimPortType extends
> > java.rmi.Remote
> >
> > {
> >
> > // Method descriptor #107
> >
> (Lcom/vmware/vim/ManagedObjectReference;Ljava/lang/String;)Lcom/vmware/vim/ManagedObjectReference;
> >
> > public abstract com.vmware.vim.ManagedObjectReference
> > findByInventoryPath(com.vmware.vim.ManagedObjectReference arg0,
> > java.lang.String arg1) throws java.rmi.RemoteException,
> > com.vmware.vim.RuntimeFault;
> >
> > // bunch more abstract methods
> >
> > }
> >
> > When I looked up com.vmware.vim.RuntimeFault, I found the following:
> >
> >
> >
> http://grepcode.com/file/repo1.maven.org/maven2/net.java.dev.vcc.thirdparty/vi-api/4.0.0-4/com/vmware/vim/RuntimeFault.java
> >
> > It extends a class called MethodFault, which extends Object.  There is no
> > Throwable in the hierarchy yet findByInventoryPath (above) throws it.
> >
> > I don't understand this.
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 7:45 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
> > mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
> >
> >> It looks like there are two RuntimeFault classes (one of which extends
> >> Throwable indirectly).
> >>
> >> com.vmware.vim.RuntimeFault is not a Throwable.
> >> com.vmware.vim25.RuntimeFault is a Throwable.
> >>
> >> The funny part is the sample code I have is not using com.vmware.vim25
> at
> >> all, yet it uses RuntimeFault as a Throwable.
> >>
> >>
> >>  On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 7:15 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
> >> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>> This person had the same problem, but I don't really understand the
> >>> solution:
> >>>
> >>> http://communities.vmware.com/message/1896784
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 7:12 PM, Mike Tutkowski <
> >>> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi Min,
> >>>>
> >>>> I think this is VI Java...I'm just learning about that (haven't used
> it
> >>>> before).
> >>>>
> >>>> I guess maybe I don't understand what VI Java is.  Is it not expected
> >>>> to conform to normal Java compile rules (like any exception you throw
> must
> >>>> be a Throwable)?
> >>>>
> >>>> Thanks for clarifying this for me!
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 5:12 PM, Min Chen <min.chen@citrix.com>
> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Which sample code are you looking at? I am looking at sample files
> >>>>> coming
> >>>>> with 5.1 vim25.jar, they always throw RuntimeFaultFaultMsg. Can
you
> >>>>> tell
> >>>>> me the java file name you are looking at? Maybe you are using VI
> java,
> >>>>> not
> >>>>> VMware SDK jar?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Thanks
> >>>>> -min
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On 3/18/13 4:06 PM, "Mike Tutkowski" <mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com>
> >>>>> wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>> >Here is some of the problematic sample code:
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >       ObjectContent[] ocs = service.retrieveProperties(
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >             content.getPropertyCollector(),
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >             new PropertyFilterSpec[] {pfSpec});
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >It claims to throw a RuntimeFault exception.  However, when
I look
> at
> >>>>> the
> >>>>> >API docs for RuntimeFault, as you say, it does not extend Throwable.
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >Why then is the method claiming to throw RuntimeFault?
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >Do you know about that, Min?
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >Thanks!
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 5:01 PM, Min Chen <min.chen@citrix.com>
> >>>>> wrote:
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >> In Vmware 5.1 SDK, RuntimeFaultFaultMsg is the exception
class for
> >>>>> >> RuntimeFault. RuntimeFault itself is not extended from
Throwable.
> >>>>> >>
> >>>>> >> Thanks
> >>>>> >> -min
> >>>>> >>
> >>>>> >> On 3/18/13 3:39 PM, "Mike Tutkowski" <
> mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com>
> >>>>> >>wrote:
> >>>>> >>
> >>>>> >> >Hi,
> >>>>> >> >
> >>>>> >> >I've been playing around with VMware API commands to
create a
> >>>>> >>datastore.
> >>>>> >> >
> >>>>> >> >In sample code I've found, they are throwing a RuntimeFault
> >>>>> exception.
> >>>>> >> >
> >>>>> >> >The problem is this class does not extend Throwable.
> >>>>> >> >
> >>>>> >> >I admit...I'm totally confused about this.  How are
they throwing
> >>>>> an
> >>>>> >> >exception that doesn't extend Throwable?  When I ask
Eclipse to
> >>>>> create
> >>>>> >>a
> >>>>> >> >try/catch block for me, it seems confused, as well?
> >>>>> >> >
> >>>>> >> >Anyone know anything about this?
> >>>>> >> >
> >>>>> >> >Thanks!
> >>>>> >> >
> >>>>> >> >--
> >>>>> >> >*Mike Tutkowski*
> >>>>> >> >*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> >>>>> >> >e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> >>>>> >> >o: 303.746.7302
> >>>>> >> >Advancing the way the world uses the
> >>>>> >> >cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> >>>>> >> >* *
> >>>>> >>
> >>>>> >>
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >
> >>>>> >--
> >>>>> >*Mike Tutkowski*
> >>>>> >*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> >>>>> >e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> >>>>> >o: 303.746.7302
> >>>>> >Advancing the way the world uses the
> >>>>> >cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> >>>>> >* *
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> *Mike Tutkowski*
> >>>> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> >>>> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> >>>> o: 303.746.7302
> >>>> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud<
> http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> >>>> *™*
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> *Mike Tutkowski*
> >>> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> >>> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> >>> o: 303.746.7302
> >>> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud<
> http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> >>> *™*
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> *Mike Tutkowski*
> >> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> >> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> >> o: 303.746.7302
> >> Advancing the way the world uses the cloud<
> http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> >> *™*
> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > *Mike Tutkowski*
> > *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> > e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> > o: 303.746.7302
> > Advancing the way the world uses the cloud<
> http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> > *™*
> >
>
>
>
> --
> *Mike Tutkowski*
> *Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
> e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
> o: 303.746.7302
> Advancing the way the world uses the
> cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
> *™*
>



-- 
*Mike Tutkowski*
*Senior CloudStack Developer, SolidFire Inc.*
e: mike.tutkowski@solidfire.com
o: 303.746.7302
Advancing the way the world uses the
cloud<http://solidfire.com/solution/overview/?video=play>
*™*

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