CloudStack Ubuntu XenServer

CloudStack Ubuntu 10.04 XenServer Template

Ubuntu 10.04 XenServer installation from ISO failing on CloudStack comes up often for discussion on IRC #cloudstack and the CloudStack mailing lists. There is also a JIRA ticket CLOUDSTACK-4504 raised for the issue “VM creation Is failing using the Ubuntu ISO with Xen 6.1 and 6.2”. The usual error is “Unable to create a deployment […]

CloudStack Ubuntu

CloudStack Attach Volumes On Ubuntu Not Working on KVM

Adding new volumes to an Ubuntu Lucid guest instance running under KVM hypervisor seems to not work automatically. The newly attached device is visible to the Ubuntu guest OS only after a reboot. To replicate the issue… Create a Ubuntu Lucid guest instance on KVM Create a new data disk Attach the new data disk […]

CloudStack FreeBSD OS

CloudStack Guest Scripts

Sometime back, I made modifications to the original generic CloudStack cloud-set-guest-password and cloud-set-guest-sshkey to make them work on other Linux distros and FreeBSD. You can find them on Github. Shanker BalanShanker Balan is a devops and infrastructure freelancer with over 14 years of industry experience in large scale Internet systems. He is available for both […]