On 2010.06.08, at 20:55, Josh Thompson wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > On Tuesday June 08, 2010, David Abdurachmanov wrote: >> On 2010.06.08, at 19:29, Josh Thompson wrote: >>> David, >>> >>> On Saturday June 05, 2010, David Abdurachmanov wrote: >>>> Hello, >>>> >>>> I am trying to setup testing environment on one virtual machine to check >>>> out VCL and more clearly understand how it works, but I find >>>> documentation not that good. >>>> >>>> First of all, Only PHP 5.0 - 5.2 might work, PHP 5.3 have some >>>> deprecated functions removed and VCL website does not work properly. >>> >>> We already have a JIRA issue created to address that the code is not >>> compatible with PHP 5.3. The next release (which will hopefully be out >>> in July) will work with PHP 5.3. >>> >>>> There was a note that you should never add computer with "maintenance" >>>> state, but VCL website says, that's all VM can only be added in >>>> "maintenance" state. >>> >>> Can you provide the URLs for this page? We're working to improve our >>> documentation. >> >> There was a note in INSTALLATION file that if you are using VMWare, you >> should set state to "virtualmachine" and if left state to "available" >> website brings error (red next near state) that virtual machine can only >> be added in "maintenance" state. At that time I was using SVN trunk (my >> fault). >> >>> Adding a computer in the maintenance state is a bug that will also be >>> fixed in the next release. The workaround is to add it in the available >>> state and then change it to the maintenance state after it has been >>> added. >>> >>>> Next thing there is not such Provisioning Engine as "VMWare Server >>>> Provisioning", only VMWare ESX or VMWare Server GSX. And I would like to >>>> use VMWare Server 1.0.X version. >>> >>> You want to select "VMware Server GSX" to use with VMWare Server 1.0.X. >>> In the past, "VMWare GSX" was the name for "VMWare Server". >> >> After some reading I found that. I think VMWare 2.X is not supported at >> this time? > > Correct - it will be supported in the next release. > >>>> When going to "New Reservation" after DB, Website and VCLD is running I >>>> get error in ./ht-inc/requests.php (line 148) and some full array is >>>> printed. (This problem: >>>> http://www.mail-archive.com/vcl-...@incubator.apache.org/msg00647.html) >>> >>> The error in the email you linked to is in computers.php. So, I'm >>> guessing you're just saying you see something similar. Where did you get >>> the VCL code (2.1 release, subversion. other)? Line 148 in requests.php >>> in the 2.1 code is a simple print statement that wouldn't cause an error. >> >> My bad, I was too quick. This error is in trunk version. In printed very >> similar array from PHP. >> >> There is more, NewSID tool is retired and no more supported. Link: >> http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb897418.aspx in >> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/VCL/Management+Node+Installati >> on is no more valid. > > Yeah, I just discovered that today as well. I'm not yet sure how we'll > handle > that.
Reading Mark Russinovich blog post about why tool is discontinued is the best place to start. > >> Is it possible to run the whole system in standalone environment? As I >> understand you must have two interfaces (eth0, eth1), public and private? >> Is it possible for testing purpose run everything on single interface or >> use loop-back interface, sub-interfaces? I was trying to follow the >> articles, but after getting VCL running and VMWare Server installed there >> seems to be very little documentation how to make everything work. > > I hesitate to mention this because it can be tricky to set up, but you can > follow these instructions: > > https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/VCL/Configuring+a+Standalone+VMware+VCL+Environment > > to set up a standalone environment using vmware. Please note the disclaimer > at the top of the page stating that it is not for setting up a production > environment. I was trying to follow this manual, but as I said I am not quite sure what to do with network interfaces, especially when only eth0 is available on my system (apart loopback). Tomorrow morning I am resuming testing, I might be able to ask more concrete questions. > >>>> Maybe someone could via IM help me out to set VCL testing environment? >>>> >>>> Thanks in advance, >>>> David > - -- > - ------------------------------- > Josh Thompson > Systems Programmer > Advanced Computing | VCL Developer > North Carolina State University > > josh_thomp...@ncsu.edu > 919-515-5323 > > my GPG/PGP key can be found at pgp.mit.edu > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- > Version: GnuPG v2.0.14 (GNU/Linux) > > iEYEARECAAYFAkwOhB4ACgkQV/LQcNdtPQM3eACdHbCHrVkj5IBmQKekVeVBgn25 > miUAn2jVChQbFFYgwqdpxRXLow7npuVO > =Ncs2 > -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----