Aha.

I still have lots of confusion about what some of those fields are used
for (CPU MHz is a required field?  really?) but it looks like I'm past
this stage of the ritual.  Thanks.


On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 03:28:08PM -0700, James O'Dell wrote:
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> I don't know if this is the best place to find the version. But it
> seems to work.
> 
> grep 'ASF VCL' /var/www/html/vcl/index.php
> 
> 
> The page you're describing is the page before the add screen.
> 
> Go ahead and select the radio button for 'Edit Computer Information',
> and go to the next page. (I didn't see the radio button myself
> when started using VCL)
> 
> On the next page you'll find 'vmhostinuse' under the 'State' pull down.
> 
> __Jim
> 
> On 10/26/2011 3:16 PM, Michael Jinks wrote:
> > Hm.  I think I'm runing 2.2.1; I installed recently, but I can't find
> > any way to confirm the version number in the UI or in the filesystem.
> > (Is VCL packaged anywhere?  That would sure help maintainability...)
> > 
> > Anyhow, when I click "Manage Computers", the fields I see under "Edit
> > Computer Information" are (not necessarily in order):
> > 
> >  Hostname
> >  IP Address
> >  State
> >  Current Image
> >  Owner
> >  Platform
> >  Schedule
> >  Notes
> >  Provisioning Engine
> >  Next Image
> >  RAM
> >  No. Processors
> >  Processor Speed
> >  Network Speed
> >  Computer ID
> >  Type
> >  No. Reservations
> > 
> > ...there's no "vmhostinuse".
> > 
> > I tried selecting just "IP" and "Hostname", but that brought me to a
> > screen for editing information about my ESXi host; I'm looking to define
> > a new VM, and there doesn't seem to be anything on that page that
> > applies.
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 02:48:12PM -0700, James O'Dell wrote:
> > I'm running 2.2.1, it's the stable release.
> > 
> > The page doesn't describe what I see either.
> > 
> > Follow this path, and you should be back on track.
> > 
> > Manage Computers
> >     Edit Computer Information
> >     
> >     put in IP, hostname, and 'vmhostinuse' - hit add
> >     (Do not select 'add multiple?')
> > 
> >     you'll get to another page asking for more info,
> > 
> >     fill it in, submit that page
> > 
> >     the next page will prompt you for which 'VM host profile' to use
> >     (aka Virtual Hosts -> VM Host Profiles )        
> > 
> >     submit, and you should be done
> > 
> > Hope this helps,
> > 
> > __Jim
> > 
> > On 10/26/2011 2:11 PM, Michael Jinks wrote:
> >>>> I'm trying to set up my first proof-of-concept VCL instance.  I have VCL
> >>>> installed and working on one machine, and I've added a VMware ESXi host
> >>>> according to the docs at:
> >>>>
> >>>>  https://cwiki.apache.org/VCL/vcl-221-further-steps-if-using-vmware.html
> >>>>
> >>>> (Planning to use SSH since I don't have a VC instance to work against
> >>>> yet.)
> >>>>
> >>>> ...but when I get to the section marked "Adding Virtual Machines", it
> >>>> doesn't seem to describe what I'm seeing.  From that page:
> >>>>
> >>>>  1. Click Manage Computers
> >>>>  2. Select the Add Multiple Computers radio button
> >>>>  3. Click Submit
> >>>>  4. Fill in the following: 
> >>>>  [...]
> >>>>
> >>>> When I click "Manage Computers", I get a page with a list box containing
> >>>> the choices, "All VM Computers", "allComputers", "newimages", and
> >>>> "newvmimages".  Below that, there are three radio buttons: "Edit
> >>>> Computer Grouping", "Computer Utilities", and "Edit Computer
> >>>> Information:", with a list selectable fields for editing.  There's no
> >>>> "Add Multiple Computers" option.
> >>>>
> >>>> Am I reading the wrong docs?  Did I install the wrong release of VCL?
> >>>> Or did I skip a step somewhere?
> >>>>
> > 
> > 
> > 
> - -- 
> Jim O'Dell
> Network Analyst
> California State University Fullerton
> Email: jod...@fullerton.edu
> Phone: (657) 278-2256
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Michael Jinks :: mji...@uchicago.edu :: 773-469-9688
Technical Lead or something, Academic Technologies
University of Chicago IT Services
Sorry this took so long.

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