Hi, Aaron --

Are you able to SSH to the VM host using key authentication?

ssh -i /etc/vcl/vcl.key <VM host>

Also, check to be sure that "6vsphere" resolves to its IP from the
management node (in /etc/hosts).


*Mike Haudenschild*
Education Systems Manager
Longsight Group
(740) 599-5005 x809

On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 12:42, Aaron Bryant <amb...@pitt.edu> wrote:

>  Greetings,
> I am new to VCL and having a problem configuring a Fedora 15 machine
> running Apache VCL 2.2.1.  This VCL project is being tested as a pilot
> project for the University I work for.  My testing environment is a Dell
> PowerEdge running Fedora 15 and a Dell PowerEdge R710 running VMware ESXI
> 4.1.0.  I have created a Windows 7 32 bit virtual machine using an ESXI
> client machine.  I completed installing Cygwin SSHD and I'm attempting to
> run the vcld -setup command.  My problem occurs in this step while creating
> a base image.  I am able to get through all of the prompts and start the
> creation before the script crashes with no image creation occurring.  I
> have checked the '/var/log/vcld.log' log file and this is a portion of the
> output:
> 16:25:34|2772|4:4|image|OS.pm:is_ssh_responding(386)|6vsphere is NOT
> responding to SSH, ports 22 or 24 are both closed
> 2012-01-24 16:25:34|2772|4:4|image|VMware.pm:initialize(257)|unable to
> control OS of VM host 6vsphere using VCL::Module::OS::Windows::Version_6::7
> OS object because VM host is not responding to SSH
> I have checked and am able to ssh between the management node and the
> virtual machines.  I am thinking that my problem may be with how the
> virtual machines are configured in the Database but I can't be sure.
> Please see the log file attached for more information.
> Thanks,
> Aaron Bryant

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