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cmccoy

wapardi

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Repository

http://crew-git.ccs.neu.edu/git/vmp
git@crew-git.ccs.neu.edu/vmp

Documentation

Tools

Goals

  • Eliminate repetitive clicking
  • Automate everything

Vision

  • Out of band tool which collects statistics and performs actual tasks at scheduled intervals
  • Web front end which ties into ccis-ldap which allows requesting, rule setting, status viewer

Bookmarks

News

  • Python + libvirt is complete and utter fail. I have never been so disappointed.
    • Impossible to follow documentation (incomplete)
    • Authentication is a joke
    • Research of product is taking longer than manually creating 5 million vms
  • Jython seems very promising. Currently installed jython on the test box for an evening of hacking fun
  • We can now make vms using the api, code has been pushed to the repo
  • 2/21 Made first vm using api, pretty sweet stuff
  • Also changed password for the api user
  • limbourne has been re-added to vSphere (we all need admin access on the crew "datacenter" - Done 1 Mar 2011 BillF)
  • Need to create a user for the api, unless we are going to be using our own accounts
  • On to the frontend, I'm working on some initial stuff before we get get to a base commit
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