Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-14 Thread Yedidyah Bar David
On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 11:27 AM, Gianluca Cecchi wrote: > On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 8:15 AM, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: >> >> On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 5:18 AM, Michael Hall wrote: >> >> >> 3. NFS >> loop-back mounting nfs is considered

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-14 Thread Gianluca Cecchi
On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 8:15 AM, Yedidyah Bar David wrote: > On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 5:18 AM, Michael Hall wrote: > > > 3. NFS > loop-back mounting nfs is considered risky, due to potential locking > issues. Therefore, if you want to use NFS, you are better off

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-14 Thread Martin Sivak
Hi, > But the project doesn't look ready to go and I can't find a download. I think that is one of the unfortunate effects of how the website was converted. Check the At a glance section, it says the status is Released. We have had it released since oVirt 3.3 with significant improvements in 3.4

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-14 Thread Yair Zaslavsky
- Original Message - From: "Alex Crow" <ac...@integrafin.co.uk> To: users@ovirt.org Sent: Thursday, 14 April, 2016 3:15:44 PM Subject: Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question This certainly works. Console can be reached via a browser plugin or Virt-V

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-14 Thread Yedidyah Bar David
On Thu, Apr 14, 2016 at 5:18 AM, Michael Hall wrote: > Thanks for the response. > > I did see that page and certainly agree with the point under "Benefit to > oVirt" heading: > > "This operational mode will attract users already familiar with it from > other virt platforms." > >

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-13 Thread Alex Crow
This certainly works. Console can be reached via a browser plugin or Virt-Viewer (available for Windows). Self-hosted engine is the way to go, and is production-ready, especially if you want to add more nodes later. On 14/04/16 03:33, Michael Hall wrote: > Yes but what about the student sitting

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-13 Thread Michael Hall
t; *To: *users@ovirt.org > *Sent: *Thursday, 14 April, 2016 12:19:28 PM > *Subject: *Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question > > > Thanks Julian, I'm in Mildura in VIC. > > I was hoping for a "pure" web-based client console solution, not something > l

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-13 Thread Yair Zaslavsky
Be advised that after installation is done, you can manage VMs using the ovirt webadmin. - Original Message - From: "Michael Hall" <m...@mjhall.org> To: users@ovirt.org Sent: Thursday, 14 April, 2016 12:19:28 PM Subject: Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case q

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-13 Thread Michael Hall
Thanks Julian, I'm in Mildura in VIC. I was hoping for a "pure" web-based client console solution, not something like the VMware desktop client. Anyway, I'm not going to get too hung up on this. Even if we go VMware because it "just works" and everyone's happy with it, we'll still do plenty of

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-13 Thread Michael Hall
Thanks for the response. I did see that page and certainly agree with the point under "Benefit to oVirt" heading: "This operational mode will attract users already familiar with it from other virt platforms." I'm happy building headless servers using CLI over SSH, but my colleague and students

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-13 Thread Yair Zaslavsky
As far as I remember, oVirt does come with an all in one configuration , but looks like it was deprecated at 3.6, So can you try out the self hosted engine? https://www.ovirt.org/develop/release-management/features/engine/self-hosted-engine/ - Original Message - From: "Michael

Re: [ovirt-users] Educational use case question

2016-04-13 Thread Julian De Marchi
Hey Michael, > I am teaching IT subjects in TAFE (a kind of post-secondary technical > college) in Australia. Great news for this tech to be in tafe. I remember my time at Logan tafe got me into linux. We are currently looking for a virtualisation platform that will allow students to