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OpenNebula 3 Cloud Computing by Giovanni Toraldo

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OpenNebula configuration

Now that the prerequisites are satisfied, we can start with the OpenNebula configuration. The two drivers needed to manage remote EC2 instances are:

  • im_ec2: This driver simulates an ephemeral physical host, reporting available CPU and memory, depending on the max number of instances we want to run at the same time on EC2
  • vmm_ec2: This invokes deploy and shutdown actions, using the Amazon EC2 API Tools

Uncomment the two drivers in oned.conf:

IM_MAD = [
      name       = "im_ec2",
      executable = "one_im_ec2",
      arguments  = "im_ec2/im_ec2.conf" ]

VM_MAD = [
    name       = "vmm_ec2",
    executable = "one_vmm_ec2",
    arguments  = "vmm_ec2/vmm_ec2.conf",
    type       = "xml" ]

Before restarting the frontend, we need to take a look at the available configuration files. ...

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