Hello Lei,

When prompted for the computer name/IP, you will want to enter
vmguest-1. The vm needs to be running and you need to be able to login
via ssh identity keys from your management node.


On Tue, Oct 4, 2011 at 11:26 PM, Huang,Lei <lhu...@pvamu.edu> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>    I am following the instruction of creating a base linux image
> (https://cwiki.apache.org/VCL/create-a-linux-base-image.html) , but I am
> very confused about the document, and would appreciate any help. I have the
> following settings:
>   1. Blade #1: management code
>   2. Blade #2: a compute node (name: CSB2, VM host computer running CentOS
> 5.5 and VMware server 1.x. It has been added into the VCL database)
>   3. Two guest VMs (vmguest-1, vmguest-2) assigned to the VM host  (CSB2)
> using the vcl website.
>   I have created a new virtual machine using VMware console in CSB2. Now I
> would like  to capture it. After setting up the  network of the VM, I run
> vcld -setup on the management node. When it asks for the computer name/IP,
> and here is my confusion. If I enter CSB2, then it changes the network
> configuration of CSB2 and then shut down the node, which made the entire
> process failed. If I enter vmguest-1, it couldn't finish the capture either
> since vmguest-1 is not running. What's wrong in my process? I have read the
> document several times, but cannot figure it out. Can anyone please help?
> Thanks,
> Lei Huang

Aaron Peeler
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Virtual Computing Lab
NC State University

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