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Two Node (Controller+Compute) IceHouse Neutron OVS&GRE Cluster on Fedora 20

Two KVMs have been created , each one having 2 virtual NICs (eth0,eth1) for Controller && Compute Nodes setup. Before running `packstack –answer-file=twoNode-answer.txt` SELINUX set to permissive on both nodes. Both eth1’s assigned IPs from GRE Libvirts subnet before installation and set to promiscuous mode (, ). Packstack bind to public IP – eth0 , Compute Node

June 2014 Brings Bumper Crop of Xen Project Talks to the US

The month of June has a variety of Xen Project talks available to conference attendees across the United States:

Two Real Node (Controller+Compute) RDO IceHouse Neutron OVS&VLAN Cluster on Fedora 20 Setup

Two boxes , each one having 2  NICs (p37p1,p4p1) for (Controller+NeutronServer) && Compute Nodes have been setup.
Setup configuration
- Controller node: Nova, Keystone, Cinder, Glance, Neutron (using Open vSwitch plugin && VLAN )
– Compute node: Nova (nova-compute), Neutron (openvswitch-agent)

icehouse1.localdomain   –  Controller (
icehouse2.localdomain   –  Compute   (

Welcoming Rackspace as Xen Project Advisory Board member

We’re excited to welcome Rackspace as our newest Xen Project Advisory Board member today.

HowTo: Xen4CentOS

Using CentOS 6 as the Control Domain for the Xen Project Hypervisor

Lots of hosting companies and other service providers settled on combination of the Xen Project Hypervisor and CentOS as a platform for their virtualization needs.  Unfortunately, CentOS 6 brings with it the same kernel as RHEL 6 — a kernel which lacks support for the Xen Project Hypervisor.

Announcing the Program Management Committee for the Xen Project Developer Summit

The Xen Project Developer Summit is approaching: the Call For Participation will be open for two more days until May 16, 2014 11:55pm (EST).

Our Program Management Committee

I wanted to also take the opportunity to introduce this year’s Program Management Committee.

How the Hypervisor team manages releases

With the Xen Project Hypervisor 4.4 released a bit more than a month ago, the project is planning for version 4.5, so it’s a good time to outline how we manage releases.

Setup Horizon Dashboard-2014.1 on F20 Havana Controller (firefox upgrade up to 29.0-5)

It’s hard to know what the right thing is. Once you know, it’s hard not to do it.
                       Harry Fertig (Kingsley). The Confession (1999 film)
Recent upgrade firefox up to 29.0-5 on Fedora 20 causes to fail login to Dashboard Console for Havana F20 Controller been setup per VNC Console in Dashboard on Two Node Neutron GRE+OVS F20 Cluster

Summary of the gains of Xen oxenstored over cxenstored

This week, we are reblogging this excellent piece from Luis from SUSE.

Welcome our GSoC and OPW participants

Google and the Outreach Program for Women (OPW) just announced GSoC students and OPW interns. I wanted to briefly introduce our students and interns and their projects, and ask you to welcome them to the project.

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