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Re: [Xen-users] Looking for GUI tools

If you are doing pooling with XCP or XenServer, you might want to look
at cloud.com.  Citrix purchased the company and has open sourced the
software.  It works really well in both a private or public situation.



On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 9:06 AM, eva <evammg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Subject:[Xen-users] Looking for GUI tools
> From:Diego Augusto Molina (diegoaugustomolina@xxxxxxxxx)
> Date:Oct 27, 2011 7:28:40 am
> List:com.xensource.lists.xen-users
> Hi list! I've been using XEN Source 3.4 with Gentoo Linux >= 2.6.32
> dom0 for over a year with very little complains. It has sweet
> performance and works perfect for our needs. But our needs are
> changing and so is our datacenter, which is getting bigger and wider.
> So what I'm looking for is a GUI tool to start administering domUs.
> That's sort of basic maybe, but it'd be nice to start pointing at some
> Cloud solution too. We always keep FOSS as much as possible (we are
> proudly clean and safe from Micro$uck products as of today). I've been
> looking around the wiki page in my search, which is of great help, and
> this I've come up with:
> Unmaintained "Management Tools": * Xen Cloud Control System (last
> release: December 13th, 2010) * Xen Orchestra (last release: June
> 14th, 2010) * OpenXenManager (last release: December 2nd, 2010) *
> XenWebManager (last release: January 2nd, 2011). I have to add that
> the link in the wiki redirects to OpenXenManager's site. Google found
> it for me :)
> So we end up with two choices: Zentific and ConVirt Open Source. In
> the categoty "Cloud Orchestration Software" I found the three of them
> (CloudStack, OpenNebula and OpenStack) up to date.
> So, if you have experiences on any of them I would really appreciate
> that you share them. I'm really looking for a starting point and there
> are many choices. Let me see if I understand correctly: "Management
> Tools" manage one host at a time and the "Cloud Orchestration
> Software" manage the whole Cloud, right?
> I've seen a recent post in the list asking for assistance in the
> layout and Florian Heigl made a recommendation on using OpenNebula.
> I've been researching in the project's pages and they all have nice features.
> -- Diego Augusto Molina diegoaugustomolina@xxxxxxxxx
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> Hello,
> I'd like to return to this question again because I am stuck at the
> same point as Diego.
> I am looking for a GUI to manage domU's on a traditional xen
> hypervisor environment.
> Also, I'd like to listen for advice about what kind of administration
> would you prefer. I mean, I have read that it's recommended to keep
> dom0 as minimal as possible, with no graphical interface. Then, the
> administration panel must be somewhere else, probably using a web
> interface.
> The other choice seems to have the dom0 with all the graphical
> interface and have installed the graphical management tool there,
> using GTK, etc
> What do you guys think?
> And also, Diego have you found any light on this?
> Thanks in advance
> Eva Morano
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