[one-users] Register VM for ESX 4.1

Tino Vazquez tinova at fdi.ucm.es
Thu Sep 2 08:29:21 PDT 2010

Hi Jonathan,

The way to use the image catalog is to upload individual images, each
of them requiring an image template [1].

One registered, a VM can use an image by just referencing the image's
name (same as the VirtualNetwork from your template, using just the
name "VMWareNET").



[1] http://opennebula.org/documentation:rel2.0:img_template
Constantino Vázquez Blanco | dsa-research.org/tinova
Virtualization Technology Engineer / Researcher
OpenNebula Toolkit | opennebula.org

On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 4:57 PM, Jonathan Kelley <jkelley at vm-labs.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to register my VM to use with OpenNebula and ESX 4.1.
> I copied the VM folder to the shared nfs storage and then have tried to
> create a template for this vm but I am not sure I have it right:
> root at xxxx:/srv/cloud/one# cat /export/vg0-lv0/WinXP.template
> MEMORY=256
> CPU=1
> DISK=[ source="/export/vg0-lv0/WinXP_32bit_Dev",
>        clone="yes",
>        save="no"]
> However when I run the register command I get image not present messages:
> root at xxxx:/export/vg0-lv0# /srv/cloud/one/bin/oneimage register
> ./WinXP.template
> Error: Image not present, aborting.
> It is not quite clear to me what the template should look like and how to
> register an existing VMware VM.
> Thanks,
> Jon
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