[ovirt-users] Re: Ovirt cluster unstable; gluster to blame (again)

2018-07-06 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hi Jim, I don't have any targeted suggestions, because there isn't much to latch on to. I can say Gluster replica three (no arbiters) on dedicated servers serving a couple Ovirt VM clusters here have not had these sorts of issues. I suspect your long heal times (and the resultant long

Re: [ovirt-users] Remote DB: How do you set server_version?

2018-05-03 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On May 3, 2018, at 12:42 AM, Yaniv Kaul wrote: > Patches are welcome to improve the way oVirt uses Postgresql, supports > various versions, etc. > Can you give examples for some of the things you'd do differently? A little pre-ramble - I was trying not to be offensive in

Re: [ovirt-users] Remote DB: How do you set server_version?

2018-05-02 Thread Jamie Lawrence
I've been down this road. Postgres won't lie about its version for you. If you want to do this, you have to patch the Ovirt installer[1]. I stopped trying to use my PG cluster at some point - the relationship between the installer and the product combined with the overly restrictive

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine VDSM issue with sanlock

2018-03-29 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Mar 28, 2018, at 10:59 PM, Artem Tambovskiy > wrote: > > Hi, > > How many hosts you have? Check hosted-engine.conf on all hosts including the > one you have problem with and look if all host_id values are unique. It might > happen that you have several hosts

[ovirt-users] Hosted engine VDSM issue with sanlock

2018-03-28 Thread Jamie Lawrence
I still can't resolve this issue. I have a host that is stuck in a cycle; it will be marked non responsive, then come back up, ending with an "finished activation" message in the GUI. Then it repeats. The root cause seems to be sanlock. I'm just unclear on why it started or how to resolve

[ovirt-users] Host down/activation loop

2018-03-21 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello, Have an issue that feels sanlock related, but I can't get sorted with our installation. This is 4.2.1, hosted engine. One of our hosts is stuck in a loop. It: - gets a VDSM GetStatsVDS timeout, is marked as down, - throws a warning about not being fenced (because that's not enabled

[ovirt-users] Host down/activation loop

2018-03-21 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello, Have an issue that feels sanlock related, but I can't get sorted with our installation. This is 4.2.1, hosted engine. One of our hosts is stuck in a loop. It: - gets a VDSM GetStatsVDS timeout, is marked as down, - throws a warning about not being fenced (because that's not enabled

Re: [ovirt-users] Iso upload success, no GUI popup option

2018-03-20 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Mar 20, 2018, at 5:00 AM, Alexander Wels <aw...@redhat.com> wrote: > > On Monday, March 19, 2018 7:47:00 PM EDT Jamie Lawrence wrote: >> So, uploading from one of the hosts to an ISO domain claims success, and >> manually checking shows the ISO uploaded jus

[ovirt-users] Iso upload success, no GUI popup option

2018-03-19 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello, I'm trying to iron out the last few oddities of this setup, and one of them is the iso upload process. This worked in the last rebuild, but... well. So, uploading from one of the hosts to an ISO domain claims success, and manually checking shows the ISO uploaded just fine, perms set

Re: [ovirt-users] 4.2 aaa LDAP setup issue

2018-02-20 Thread Jamie Lawrence
I missed this when you sent it; apologies for the delay. > On Feb 13, 2018, at 12:11 AM, Ondra Machacek <omach...@redhat.com> wrote: > > Hello, > > On 02/09/2018 08:17 PM, Jamie Lawrence wrote: >> Hello, >> I'm bringing up a new 4.2 cluster and would like to us

[ovirt-users] Reinitializing lockspace

2018-02-20 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello, I have a sanlock problem. I don't fully understand the logs, but from what I can gather, messages like this means it ain't working. 2018-02-16 14:51:46 22123 [15036]: s1 renewal error -107 delta_length 0 last_success 22046 2018-02-16 14:51:47 22124 [15036]: 53977885 aio collect RD

Re: [ovirt-users] hosted engine install fails on useless DHCP lookup

2018-02-14 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Feb 14, 2018, at 1:27 AM, Simone Tiraboschi <stira...@redhat.com> wrote: > On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 2:11 AM, Jamie Lawrence <jlawre...@squaretrade.com> > wrote: > Hello, > > I'm seeing the hosted engine install fail on an Ansible playbook step. Log > b

[ovirt-users] hosted engine install fails on useless DHCP lookup

2018-02-13 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello, I'm seeing the hosted engine install fail on an Ansible playbook step. Log below. I tried looking at the file specified for retry, below (/usr/share/ovirt-hosted-engine-setup/ansible/bootstrap_local_vm.retry); it contains the word, 'localhost'. The log below didn't contain anything I

[ovirt-users] 4.2 aaa LDAP setup issue

2018-02-09 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello, I'm bringing up a new 4.2 cluster and would like to use LDAP auth. Our LDAP servers are fine and function normally for a number of other services, but I can't get this working. Our LDAP setup requires startTLS and a login. That last bit seems to be where the trouble is. After

Re: [ovirt-users] Upgrade via reinstall?

2018-02-01 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Feb 1, 2018, at 1:21 AM, Yaniv Kaul wrote: > The engine-backup utility is your friend and will properly back up for you > everything you need. Thanks, but that is an answer to a different question I didn't ask. It does, implicitly, seem to indicate that there probably

[ovirt-users] Upgrade via reinstall?

2018-01-31 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello, I currently have an Ovirt 4.1.8 installation with a hosted engine using Gluster for storage, with the DBs hosted on a dedicated PG cluster. For reasons[1], it seems possibly simpler for me to upgrade our installation by reinstalling rather than upgrading. In this case, I can happily

Re: [ovirt-users] oVirt home lab hardware

2018-01-18 Thread Jamie Lawrence
I'm a bit out of date on the topic, but unless they have changed, avoid the NUCs. I bought a couple but gave up on them because of a firmware bug (? limitation, at least) that Intel said it won't fix. It causes a lockup on boot if a monitor is not connected. I've been told that different

Re: [ovirt-users] Postgres errors after updating to 9.5.7 from 9.5.4

2017-06-01 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On May 24, 2017, at 6:25 AM, supp...@jac-properties.com wrote: > > Which makes sense seeing as that's what Red Hat officially supports. It just > made sense for our infrastructure to put it on our postgres cluster that is > running 9.5.x. Unfortunately things like this happen sometimes when

Re: [ovirt-users] Regenerating SSL keys

2017-05-16 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On May 14, 2017, at 3:35 AM, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: > In addition to Yaniv's explanation below, can you explain why it was > bad? That is, what software/process was broken by it? Please note that > this is the CN of the CA's cert, not of the individual certs its signs >

[ovirt-users] Regenerating SSL keys

2017-05-12 Thread Jamie Lawrence
The key generated by the engine install ended up with a bad CN; it has a five-digit number appended to the host name, and no SAN. I've lived with this through setup, but now I'm getting close to prod use, and need to clean up so that it is usable for general consumption. And the SPICE HTML

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine already imported

2017-05-04 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Does anyone know the answer to the specific question below? I'm not asking for workarounds to try; that approach has repeatedly gone nowhere and time is becoming an issue for me. If I'm on the wrong track, I'd be happy to hear that, too. (Well, not happy, but that would at least be progress.)

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine already imported

2017-05-03 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> > On May 2, 2017, at 12:04 AM, Simone Tiraboschi <stira...@redhat.com> wrote: > > > > On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at 1:11 AM, Jamie Lawrence <jlawre...@squaretrade.com> > wrote: > I’m wondering if I can do this a different way. Since it is already imported, &g

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine already imported

2017-04-28 Thread Jamie Lawrence
I’m wondering if I can do this a different way. Since it is already imported, I can create VMs, and the only other warning I’m getting in the logs is unrelated, I’m thinking that the problem here is that something didn’t get properly set in the DB, and I should be able to fix that manually. In

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine already imported

2017-04-28 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Apr 27, 2017, at 12:12 AM, Simone Tiraboschi <stira...@redhat.com> wrote: > > > > On Tue, Apr 25, 2017 at 7:53 PM, Jamie Lawrence <jlawre...@squaretrade.com> > wrote: > Hi all, > > In my hopefully-near-complete quest to automate Ovirt configuratio

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine already imported

2017-04-26 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Apr 26, 2017, at 1:49 AM, Yaniv Kaul wrote: > In my hopefully-near-complete quest to automate Ovirt configuration in our > environment, I’m very close. One outstanding issue that remains is that, even > though the hosted engine storage domain actually was imported and

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine install failed; vdsm upset about broker

2017-04-21 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Apr 21, 2017, at 6:38 AM, knarra <kna...@redhat.com> wrote: > > On 04/21/2017 06:34 PM, Jamie Lawrence wrote: >>> On Apr 20, 2017, at 10:36 PM, knarra <kna...@redhat.com> wrote: >>>> The installer claimed it did, but I believe it didn’t. Below the e

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine install failed; vdsm upset about broker

2017-04-21 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Apr 20, 2017, at 10:36 PM, knarra wrote: >> The installer claimed it did, but I believe it didn’t. Below the error from >> my original email, there’s the below (apologies for not including it >> earlier; I missed it). Note: 04ff4cf1-135a-4918-9a1f-8023322f89a3 is the

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine install failed; vdsm upset about broker (revised)

2017-04-20 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Apr 20, 2017, at 9:18 AM, Simone Tiraboschi wrote: > Could you please share the output of > sudo -u vdsm sudo service sanlock status That command line prompts for vdsm’s password, which it doesn’t have. But output returned as root is below. Is that ‘operation not

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine install failed; vdsm upset about broker

2017-04-20 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Apr 19, 2017, at 11:35 PM, knarra <kna...@redhat.com> wrote: > > On 04/20/2017 03:15 AM, Jamie Lawrence wrote: >> I trialed installing the hosted engine, following the instructions at >> http://www.ovirt.org/documentation/self-hosted/chap-Deploying_Self-Hosted_E

[ovirt-users] Hosted engine install failed; vdsm upset about broker (revised)

2017-04-19 Thread Jamie Lawrence
So, tracing this further, I’m pretty sure this is something about sanlock. As best I can tell this[1] seems to be the failure that is blocking importing the pool, creating storage domains, importing the HE, etc. Contrary to the log, sanlock is running; I verified it starts on system-boot and

[ovirt-users] Hosted engine install failed; vdsm upset about broker

2017-04-19 Thread Jamie Lawrence
I trialed installing the hosted engine, following the instructions at http://www.ovirt.org/documentation/self-hosted/chap-Deploying_Self-Hosted_Engine/ . This is using Gluster as the backend storage subsystem. Answer file at the end. Per the docs, "When the hosted-engine deployment script

Re: [ovirt-users] virsh list

2017-04-14 Thread Jamie Lawrence
I forget where I found it, likely somewhere in the code. But: u: vdsm@ovirt p: shibboleth -j > On Apr 14, 2017, at 3:58 PM, Konstantin Raskoshnyi wrote: > > Hi guys > > I'm trying to run virsh list (or any other virsh commands) > > virsh list > Please enter your

Re: [ovirt-users] Hosted engine setup shooting dirty pool

2017-04-12 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Apr 12, 2017, at 1:31 AM, Evgenia Tokar wrote: > > Hi Jamie, > > Are you trying to setup hosted engine using the "hosted-engine --deploy" > command, or are you trying to migrate existing he vm? > > For hosted engine setup you need to provide a clean storage domain,

[ovirt-users] Hosted engine setup shooting dirty pool

2017-04-11 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Or at least, refusing to mount a dirty pool. I have 4.1 set up, configured and functional, currently wired up with two VM hosts and three Gluster hosts. It is configured with a (temporary) NFS data storage domain, with the end-goal being two data domains on Gluster; one for the hosted engine,

[ovirt-users] Hosted engine setup shooting dirty pool

2017-04-11 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Or at least, refusing to mount a dirty pool. I’m having trouble getting the hosted engine installed. I have 4.1 set up, configured and functional, currently wired up with two VM hosts and three Gluster hosts. It is configured with a (temporary) NFS data storage domain, with the end-goal being

Re: [ovirt-users] Remote PostgreSQL 9.5 (was: Answer file key for "nonlocal postgres")

2017-03-30 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Mar 27, 2017, at 10:42 PM, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: >> I know what I was doing is unsupported. I was wondering down the wrong >> troubleshooting path for a bit there, but I think ultimately what I need is >> also unsupported. >> >> It was because I was trying to push

Re: [ovirt-users] Answer file key for "nonlocal postgres"

2017-03-27 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Mar 25, 2017, at 10:57 PM, Yedidyah Bar David <d...@redhat.com> wrote: > > On Fri, Mar 24, 2017 at 3:08 AM, Jamie Lawrence > <jlawre...@squaretrade.com> wrote: […] >> Anyone know what I am missing? > > Probably OVESETUP_PROV

[ovirt-users] Answer file key for "nonlocal postgres"

2017-03-23 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello, I’m working on an answerfile for an unattended Ovirt install. The engine and the data warehouse DBs live remotely. I think I have most of the relevant keys defined, but appear to be missing one, because the installer is attempting to manage a local Postgres. Log and error below. Keys

Re: [ovirt-users] strange API parameters default in python SDK

2016-06-06 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Jun 6, 2016, at 1:59 AM, Fabrice Bacchella > wrote: > I'm surprised, because in my mind, the default value are the least usefull > version of each options. Why don't set them to good, useful values and let > the user changed them to the opposite if there is

Re: [ovirt-users] Looking for Python-SDK documentation

2016-04-11 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Apr 11, 2016, at 11:41 AM, Frank Thommen > wrote: > > Thanks to all who answered. Brett brings it to the point: All sent links so > far are indeed helpful - thanks a lot - but not the reference I expected. >

Re: [ovirt-users] oVirt 3.6.4 / PXE guest boot issues

2016-04-05 Thread Jamie Lawrence
I had the same issue a while back. Never figured it out, and don't have much else useful to add, other than to say it isn't just you two. -j On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 3:22 AM, Alan Griffiths wrote: > Hi, > > > > I’m seeing the same PXE boot issue with 3.6.4 on Centos

Re: [ovirt-users] Run Once install -> reboot loop

2016-02-19 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Feb 18, 2016, at 11:45 PM, René Koch wrote: > > Hi Jamie, > > That reason for this is, that the iso will be mounted as long as you're in > run once mode. > > You can fix this by powering off your vm after the installation and run it > again in "normal" mode. As you

[ovirt-users] Run Once install -> reboot loop

2016-02-18 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello all, I’m running overt 3.6.0 on Centos 7.[1] I’ve been working on getting Ovirt to slot in to our environment, and almost have a setup that works. I can now build isos on demand for automated installs (I’m working around some local networking choices without modifying them for now,

[ovirt-users] aaa-LDAP schema selection

2015-12-23 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello all, I’d like to get the LDAP plugin working. We have a lovely LDAP setup deployed (OpenLDAP), and nobody here has a clue how to map what we have to the options the installer presents. Well, a clue, yes. We include the core, cosine, nis, inetorgperson and misc schemas in the config.

Re: [ovirt-users] Setting PXE boot via Python API

2015-12-04 Thread Jamie Lawrence
> On Dec 4, 2015, at 12:50 AM, Juan Hernández <jhern...@redhat.com> wrote: > > On 12/03/2015 10:59 PM, Jamie Lawrence wrote: >>vm.set_os(params.OperatingSystem(cmdline=kernel_cmd)) > > This line ^ is overwriting the complete OS configuration that you

[ovirt-users] Setting PXE boot via Python API

2015-12-03 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hello, I’m currently playing with scripted VM creation and have an issue getting the newly created VM to PXE boot. My objective is to port some creation scripts from the environment this will eventually replace and worry about making this more “Ovirt-ey” later. Skipping the details,

Re: [ovirt-users] Engine setup: insistent DNS demand

2015-11-10 Thread Jamie Lawrence
[Snippage] > On Nov 10, 2015, at 12:26 AM, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: >>> IIUC engine-setup never fails on missing DNS resolution, only warns. > > Sorry, that was wrong. Let me sketch the flow: [Nice writeup of the DNS test flow omitted] >> I may well be missing something

Re: [ovirt-users] Engine setup: insistent DNS demand

2015-11-09 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hi Alex, On 6 Nov 2015, at 20:05, alexmcwhir...@triadic.us wrote: Im using an older version of ovirt, so it may not apply. But i have all of my systems setup with /etc/hosts and no DNS at all. The installer complained, but it still installed and ran just fine. Downing the interface you want

[ovirt-users] Engine setup: insistent DNS demand

2015-11-06 Thread Jamie Lawrence
Hi all, I’m having trouble finding current references to this problem. (I’m seeing workarounds from 2013, but, not surprisingly, things have changed since then.) I’m attempting to run engine-setup, and get to the DNS reverse lookup of the FQDN. The machine has two (bonded) interfaces, one

Re: [ovirt-users] about LXC and ovirt

2015-10-20 Thread Jamie Lawrence
On Tue, Oct 20, 2015 at 1:51 AM, Dan Kenigsberg wrote: > Until then, can you share your own use case for runnig LXC? > One use case that recently came up in discussion is in a build farm. Lightweight containers with the possibility to use AUFS and RAM disks make for fast,