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Re: [Libvir] feature sujestions

Thank you for your sujestions. In the coming months, I will be working
in integrating Cobbler with virt-manager. I will be posting my
progress here as soon as I can. Thanks again for your support.


On 8/24/07, David Lutterkort <dlutter redhat com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-08-23 at 13:17 -0400, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >    I agree we need something along those lines, and IMHO if they are more
> > comfortable using point and click, I guess they would also prefer have
> > automatic discovery of where cobbler was installed. Do we have (or could
> > add) avahi support for discovery of the service. If most install options
> > could be centralized (think like an automatic setup template based for
> > example on the user LDAP info), provisioning for a new user could come
> > as simple an UI as:
> >     "A centralized setting si available, pick one of the OSes"
> >       "Fedora 7"
> >       "Fedora 6"
> >       "Centos 5"
> >       ...
> > maybe even the processor count and memory size could be defaulted
> > from the centalized profiles.
> Along the same lines: enhance virt-manager to support deploying virtual
> machine images based on virt-image and its XML image format. There are
> lots of possible ways in which this could go, for example:
>       * Focus on UI, build VM's based on images stored locally/in a
>         fixed directory
>       * Build above out to download images from a central server (or any
>         webserver, which would aid in distribution of images)
>       * Freeze an existing/running VM into an image
>       * p2v migration that takes a physical installation and produces a
>         VM image (even something simple that just scrapes bits off disk
>         and packages them w/o worrying too much about device
>         complications would be really valuable)
>       * Tracking of image/machine association (think template images for
>         a development group that they can 'check out' and use)
> David
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