UEC/Eucalyptus installation test: 20090927.1

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Sun Sep 27 22:31:31 BST 2009

On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 10:00:05PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 09:52:52PM +0100, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 01:10:42PM -0700, Daniel Nurmi wrote:
> > > eucalyptus-cloud
> > > eucalyptus-walrus (requires that 'cloud' and 'walrus' is up in order to
> > > complete walrus registration)
> > > eucalyptus-sc (requires that 'cloud' and 'sc' is up in order to complete sc
> > > registration)
> > > eucalyptus-cc (requires that 'cloud' is up in order to complete cluster
> > > registration, and that 'cc' is up to complete node registration)
> > 
> > I intend to do the registration at package installation time, rather than
> > when the service is started, so that package dependencies handle the
> > ordering for us.
> The cloud controller doesn't actually run at package installation time
> when we're doing a full system install from the CD. This is why we do it
> at init time instead.

I see.  I guess that's our best bet at this point, then, and I'll stick with
the init method.  I'll just fix it to go properly in lock-step with the
startup of the services so that it doesn't fail.

> > My main unresolved issue is what to do about autoregistration of the nodes.
> > How do you suggest we handle that?
> I thought we agreed in Dublin that nodes couldn't be auto-registered,
> and would require the cloud administrator to manually register them. I
> implemented euca_conf --discover-nodes to make that a relatively
> push-button process, as agreed.
> Has the specification changed?

I didn't remember that, but I believe you.  Is this written down somewhere?

 - mdz

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