The first one means you have to have computer nodes and the exsi host
added to the vcl database.

The vcld --setup tool pulls the target node and esxi host information
from the database.

Aaron

On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 8:38 AM, Mark Gardner <m...@vt.edu> wrote:
> Thanks. I was aware of that page. I am having troubles with the first
> requirement. What does it mean for the "computer being captured has been
> added to the VCL database"? I can do the rest once I figure out how to do
> that.
> Perhaps a little background will help... I have installed ESXi, installed
> CentOS in a VM configured to be the management/web/database/DNS server as we
> did in the bootcamp, have configured a VM server (pointing back ESXi as per
> bootcamp), and have added a VM through the web interface (only one because
> the hardware is pretty anemic). I don't know what to do next.
> I think I need to create a new reservation, install CentOS and configure it
> as a base image, then capture it with vcld --setup. But I am not sure.
> BTW, I have been taking copious notes and am willing to put them on the
> wiki, perhaps under a newly created How-To page, if that would help. It
> seems a good way for me to give back considering my still limited
> understanding of many of the VCL details. How do I submit changes to the
> wiki?
> Mark
>
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 8:10 AM, Aaron Peeler <aaron_pee...@ncsu.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Hi Mark,
>>
>> Yes,  https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/VCL/Base+Image+Creation
>>
>> On the top level wiki page it would be under the User  Documentation,
>> Documentation for VCL Administrators section.
>>
>> Aaron
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 4:50 PM, Mark Gardner <m...@vt.edu> wrote:
>> > Are the notes from the recent VCL bootcamp discussing how to create base
>> > images up somewhere?
>> >
>> > Mark
>> >
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