Aaron, 

  My current setting is using Vmware Server GSX. Do I need to upgrade my
VM server from 1.0 to 2.0?

Thanks,
Lei

On 10/5/11 1:33 PM, "Aaron Peeler" <aaron_pee...@ncsu.edu> wrote:

>It looks like your using an older vmware provisioning module called
>vmware.pm.
>
>It should be using the newer one under
>/../vcl/lib/VCL/Module/Provisioning/VMware/VMware.pm
>
>Please check the vm compute nodes in your vcl interface for vmguest-1
>and vmguest-2.
>
>Manage computers -> Select all computers
>Select Edit Computer Information
>Make sure Provisioning Engine is selected
>
>Hit submit
>
>Make sure it says VMware
>
>Can you also send the sql output of the below query from your database?
>This is going to help us make sure the VMware provisioning name listed
>in the VCL interface is using the correct perl module.
>
>On your management node at the mysql command line or via phpmyadmin,
>run this query on the vcl database.
>
>SELECT computer.hostname,provisioning.*,module.perlpackage FROM
>computer,provisioning, module WHERE computer.hostname like '%vmguest%'
>AND provisioning.id = computer.provisioningid AND module.id =
>provisioning.id
>
>Thanks,
>Aaron
>
>On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 1:54 PM, Huang,Lei <lhu...@pvamu.edu> wrote:
>> Aaron,
>>    Here is some log  information. Please let me know if you need any
>>more.
>> Thanks,
>> Lei
>> ===============
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|utils.pm:run_scp_command(5636)|copied file
>>via
>> SCP: 'vmguest-1:/etc/init.d/sshd' --> '/tmp/565.ext_sshd'
>> 2011-10-05
>> 
>>10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|Linux.pm:generate_ext_sshd_init(2359)|copied
>> sshd init script from vmguest-1 for local processing
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|Linux.pm:generate_ext_sshd_init(2369)|read
>>file
>> /tmp/565.ext_sshd into array
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|utils.pm:run_scp_command(5600)|attempting
>>to
>> copy file via SCP: '/tmp/565.ext_sshd' -->
>>'vmguest-1:/etc/init.d/ext_sshd'
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|utils.pm:run_scp_command(5636)|copied file
>>via
>> SCP: '/tmp/565.ext_sshd' --> 'vmguest-1:/etc/init.d/ext_sshd'
>> 2011-10-05
>> 
>>10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|Linux.pm:generate_ext_sshd_init(2425)|copied
>> /tmp/565.ext_sshd to vmguest-1:/etc/init.d/ext_sshd
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|utils.pm:run_ssh_command(5380)|executing
>>SSH
>> command on vmguest-1:
>> |26273|565:565|image| /usr/bin/ssh -i /etc/vcl/vcl.key -o
>> StrictHostKeyChecking=no -l root -p 22 -x vmguest-1 'chmod +rx
>> /etc/init.d/ext_sshd' 2>&1
>> 2011-10-05
>> 
>>10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|Linux.pm:generate_ext_sshd_init(2426)|settin
>>g
>> vmguest-1:/etc/init.d/ext_sshd executable
>> 2011-10-05 
>>10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|Linux.pm:pre_capture(179)|shutting
>> down node for Linux imaging sequence
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:38|26273|565:565|image|utils.pm:run_ssh_command(5380)|executing
>>SSH
>> command on vmguest-1:
>> |26273|565:565|image| /usr/bin/ssh -i /etc/vcl/vcl.key -o
>> StrictHostKeyChecking=no -l root -p 22 -x vmguest-1 '/sbin/shutdown -h
>>now'
>> 2>&1
>> 2011-10-05
>> 
>>10:24:39|26273|565:565|image|utils.pm:run_ssh_command(5464)|run_ssh_comma
>>nd
>> output:
>> 2011-10-05 
>>10:24:39|26273|565:565|image|utils.pm:run_ssh_command(5478)|SSH
>> command executed on vmguest-1, returning (0, "")
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:39|26273|565:565|image|Module.pm:code_loop_timeout(742)|waiting
>>for
>> vmguest-1 to power off, maximum of 120 seconds
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:39|26273|565:565|image|Module.pm:code_loop_timeout(759)|attempt 1:
>> waiting for vmguest-1 to power off
>> 2011-10-05 10:24:39|26273|565:565|image|vmware.pm:get_vm_paths(2485)|vm
>> locations:
>> |26273|565:565|image| vmdk name: vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0
>> |26273|565:565|image| vmx path:
>> 
>>/install/vmware_files/runningvms/vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1/v
>>mwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1.vmx
>> |26273|565:565|image| vm directory:
>>vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1
>> |26273|565:565|image| base vm directory: vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:39|26273|565:565|image|vmware.pm:power_status(2407)|attempting to
>> execute vmware-cmd getstate
>> 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:39|26273|565:565|image|utils.pm:run_ssh_command(5380)|executing
>>SSH
>> command on CSB302:
>> |26273|565:565|image| /usr/bin/ssh -i /etc/vcl/vcl.key -o
>> StrictHostKeyChecking=no -l root -p 22 -x CSB302 'vmware-cmd
>> 
>>/install/vmware_files/runningvms/vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1/v
>>mwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1.vmx
>> getstate' 2>&1
>> |26273|565:565|image| ---- WARNING ----
>> |26273|565:565|image| 2011-10-05
>> 10:24:39|26273|565:565|image|vmware.pm:power_status(2415)|failed to run
>> vmware-cmd getstate for vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1 vm, exit
>> status: 11, output:
>> |26273|565:565|image| /usr/bin/vmware-cmd: Could not connect to VM
>> 
>>/install/vmware_files/runningvms/vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1/v
>>mwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1.vmx
>>   (VMControl error -11: No such virtual machine: The config file
>> 
>>/install/vmware_files/runningvms/vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1/v
>>mwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1.vmx
>> is not registered. Please register the config file on the server.  For
>> example: vmware-cmd -s register
>> 
>>"/install/vmware_files/runningvms/vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1/
>>vmwarelinux-CentOS55Test46-v0vmguest-1.vmx")
>> |26273|565:565|image| ( 0) vmware.pm, power_status (line: 2415)
>> |26273|565:565|image| (-1) Provisioning.pm, __ANON__ (line: 324)
>> |26273|565:565|image| (-2) Module.pm, code_loop_timeout (line: 761)
>> |26273|565:565|image| (-3) Provisioning.pm, wait_for_power_off (line:
>>324)
>> |26273|565:565|image| (-4) Linux.pm, pre_capture (line: 183)
>> |26273|565:565|image| (-5) vmware.pm, capture (line: 1038)
>> ================
>>
>>
>> On 10/5/11 12:45 PM, "Aaron Peeler" <aaron_pee...@ncsu.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Lei,
>> Could you provide the vcld.log file? The default location would be
>> /var/log/vcld.log
>> Thanks,
>> Aaron
>> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 1:41 PM, Huang,Lei <lhu...@pvamu.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Aaron,
>>  I changed .vmx file to start it using vmware console. After running
>>vcld
>> -setup, it can now log into the VM and change the network settings.
>>After
>> it, I see it shuts down the VM and waits for 120 seconds. However, after
>> it, it cannot bring up the new VM since it is a new image name created.
>>It
>> is not registered on my CSB2 vmware yet. I cannot find the new image
>>files
>> in my vmware repository and the runningvms directory either. Can you see
>> what the problem is?
>> Thanks,
>> Lei
>> On 10/5/11 12:04 PM, "Aaron Peeler" <aaron_pee...@ncsu.edu> wrote:
>>
>> The easiest way is to use the vmware console.
>> Log into the vmware host CSB2 and run the command
>> vmware &
>> You can either modify the .vmx file or edit the settings via the vmware
>> console.
>> Aaron
>> On Wed, Oct 5, 2011 at 1:01 PM, Huang,Lei <lhu...@pvamu.edu> wrote:
>>
>> Aaron,
>>  Thanks for your answer. How can I load my VM using vmguest-1? What
>> command should I use? Do I need to modify the .vmx file to add the
>> static
>> IP address for my new VM?
>> Thanks,
>> Lei
>> On 10/5/11 11:54 AM, "Aaron Peeler" <fapee...@ncsu.edu> wrote:
>>
>> 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.
>> Aaron
>>
>> 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
>> Program Manager
>> Virtual Computing Lab
>> NC State University
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>>
>>
>>
>>
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>> Aaron Peeler
>> Program Manager
>> Virtual Computing Lab
>> NC State University
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>>
>>
>>
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>> Aaron Peeler
>> Program Manager
>> Virtual Computing Lab
>> NC State University
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>
>
>
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>Program Manager
>Virtual Computing Lab
>NC State University
>
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