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

To: Dennis Storm - Drecomm BV <d.storm@xxxxxxxxxx>
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 19:12:36 +0200
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In fact, stop button send :
VM.hard_shutdown, which is kind of fast, but I admit, a little resolute ;)

I try with a clean shutdown, it works and in a console, I've got :
"The system is going down for system halt NOW!"

Slower but more secure. So, it's done and uploaded in git, so the zip
generated with git in upgraded ! (in source tab in the
http://project.xen-orchestra.com, on the bottom)



On Tue, Sep 22, 2009 at 4:55 PM, Dennis Storm - Drecomm BV
<d.storm@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Olivier!
> Thanx for creating this very handy interface! One small thing though:
> When pushing the "stop" button on the interface behind a DomU it sends a
> "destroy" command, which is a tad bit resolute. Wouldn't it be wiser to send
> a "shutdown" command instead of radically killing it, and add a button that
> functions as a killswitch?
> Kind regards,
> Dennis Storm - Systems Engineer
> E-mail: d.storm [at] drecomm.nl
> Drecomm BV "Internet Intelligence" - The Netherlands
> Opensource Internet Solutions
> Olivier LAMBERT wrote:
>> Sadly for API Cloning, I found this in
>> /usr/lib64/xen-3.2-1/lib/python/xen/xend/XendAPI.py
>>   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 !
>> Regards,
>> Olivier.
>> 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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