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Re: [Xen-users] Xen Orchestra : web app for managing Xen with one or mo

To: Stephen Ross <stephen.ross1986@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Xen Orchestra : web app for managing Xen with one or more Dom0
From: Olivier LAMBERT <lambert.olivier@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 22 Sep 2009 15:54:20 +0200
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Sadly for API Cloning, I found this in

   def VM_clone(self, session, vm_ref):
        return xen_api_error(XEND_ERROR_UNSUPPORTED)

So, It seems impossible to use cloning via API. But I'll work on a
interface which allows creation of templates. I just need time to do
that, but so far, I'm on full time in this project !



On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 12:19 PM, Olivier LAMBERT
<lambert.olivier@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello Steve,
> I'll trying (just in the next hours) to use "VM.clone" method existing
> in API. If it works well, so it will be easy to integrate this
> feature.
> If it's not as expected, I'll introduce vm creation interface from the
> GUI, by calling xen tools (but it need a "n tier" infrastructure, like
> I discuss in this article : http://xen-orchestra.com/?p=53 )
> But this step will be more complicated (slowest to implement).
> Thank you for your interest :)
> Olivier.
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 10:50 AM, Stephen Ross
> <stephen.ross1986@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> This project is just the kind of thing I'm looking for! Being web UI based
>> is a massive bonus for my organisation, as it's non-operating system
>> specific. I'll be sure to try this out asap.
>> It would be really handy for me if I can create machines from a clone or
>> template though, having that functionality would make the app ready for use
>> in my eyes!
>> Cheers,
>> Steve
>> On Mon, Sep 21, 2009 at 9:15 PM, Olivier LAMBERT <lambert.olivier@xxxxxxxxx>
>> wrote:
>>> Mainly with Xen, questions are :
>>>  “Where are my DomU’s at this time ? Are they running ?”.
>>> That’s why I started this project : although my DomU’s are on
>>> different Dom0, I want to see them all quickly, in one page.
>>> And I would like to stop/pause/restart them in one click. Live
>>> migration is really a great feature for Xen : so, it could be easily
>>> accesible (two clicks ;) )
>>> Furthermore, check informations about a DomU (like CPU parameters
>>> etc.) is crucial. But this is not a final objective.
>>> First, you can follow the main site of the project :
>>> http://xen-orchestra.com
>>> And report bug or features request on the forge (Git repo on Indefero
>>> forge) :
>>> http://project.xen-orchestra.com
>>> Future of Xen Orchestra, example of next features :
>>> * allow set of all DomU parameters (CPU, RAM etc.). Set all this stuff in
>>> live ;
>>> * restrict access with “DomU per users” : user “foobar” can access and
>>> modifiy it’s own domU, or more. Can be really usefull in a classroom
>>> for testing prupose, or for developer ;
>>> * possibility of cloning domU and create them (with creating roles, a
>>> kind of interface of xen-create-image).
>>> Please be nice, this project is really really young, the code need to
>>> be cleaned and reorganized. But it works, so if you want do some
>>> tests, go !
>>> Here is some screenshots of the first release :
>>> http://xen-orchestra.com/?p=17
>>> Now, you have CPU counters, but I made screenshots later, you can see
>>> them on the main blog/site.
>>> And yes, it's open source ;) (maybe, in a near future, it will be
>>> packaged and include in Debian)
>>> Regards,
>>> Olivier.
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