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CloudStack XenServer

CloudStack SSVM Network Topology with XenServer

For those trying to debug SSVM networking, the following screenshots should help narrow down the issue. These screenshots are from a Apache CloudStack 4.3.0 environment with XenServer hypervisor hosts. Each XenServer hosts has 4 physical network interfaces labeled as below: NIC0 – MGMT NIC1 – STORAGE (NOTE: Storage is unused in my setup) NIC2 – […]

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CloudStack

CloudStack 4.2 Xen System VM Templates Missing Xen Tools

The current CloudStack 4.2 Xen System VM template systemvmtemplate-2013-07-12-master-xen.vhd.bz2 as referenced in the Prepare System VM Template Section is missing XenServer tools. Don’t be surprised if you see XenCenter complain about these VMs. See [4.2] [xenserver] [system vms] Xentools discussion on the mailing list.

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CloudStack

Seed CloudStack Templates Offline

Not all clouds require or have Internet access. As a security policy, the guest instances could have public Internet access but the CloudStack management network itself has no access. Having basic Internet access would make it a lot easier to populate the built-in SSVM and CentOS templates during the build phase but its not an […]