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From Outback Dingo <>
Subject Re: Advantages and disadvantages of installing CloudStack manager in a virtual machine within the host.
Date Sun, 04 Sep 2016 15:28:02 GMT
On Sun, Sep 4, 2016 at 2:42 AM, Rene Moser <> wrote:

> Hi
> On 09/03/2016 10:27 PM, Jhon Jaro wrote:
> > I have the following query, that would have advantages and disadvantages
> > install CloudStack manager in a virtual machine running on the host.
> I don't see any disadvantages in running the CloudStack manager on a VM,
> however the host on which the CloudStack manager VM runs must not be
> managed by CloudStack.

i kind of dont follow the logic here. id be curious why it should run on
another cluster/machine
simply put cloudstack in a vm on a host should be intelligent enough to
discover itself, and if it
isnt architecturally someones missed the design boat.

> You get all the advantages you normally get by the hypervisor, in our
> case VMware: Snapshots, Live Migration, DRS. HA.  We run the CloudStack
> manager on VMware in a different cluster.

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