[one-users] 'onevm saveas' via XMLRPC or OCCI???

Marco Strutz marco.strutz at desy.de
Thu Feb 10 01:11:42 PST 2011


Thanks Carlos! I have managed to reproduce the behaviour by xmlrpc calls.
But for the long term it would be very handy to access the "saveas"
feature in one single xmlrpc call too so that it won't be necessary to
duplicate (onevm ruby) source code and validate it for each new
Opennebula release.


On 02/09/2011 11:20 AM, Carlos Martín Sánchez wrote:
> Hi Marco,
> The XML-RPC call requests an image id because the image has to be
> created beforehand.
> You can check how it is done in the oneimage command (it's a straight
> forward ruby script), and then replicate the same steps in your code.
> Regards,
> Carlos.
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> On 8 February 2011 17:03, Marco Strutz <marco.strutz at desy.de
> <mailto:marco.strutz at desy.de>> wrote:
>     Hello.
>     What is the best way to map the "onevm saveas" command [1] to OCCI or
>     XMLRPC-Request? I need to save vm images but want to avoid using the
>     command line interface.
>     I cannot simply use the xmlrpc-call  "one.vm.savedisk" [2] since I
>     then
>     would need to know the "image id where the disk will be saved".
>     But this
>     ID will be dynamically created by the "onevm saveas" command, right?
>     Furthermore where should I place the <image_name> in the XMLRPC-call?
>     The same problem with OCCI: Are there any attributes (perhaps for the
>     <CONTEXTUALISATION> section) I can use for the "onevm saveas"?
>     Thanks
>     Marco
>     [1]
>     onevm saveas <vm_id> <disk_id> <image_name>
>     [2]
>     one.vm.savedisk
>     ****************
>     Type     Data Type     Description
>     IN     String     the session string associated to the connected
>     user. * *
>     IN     Int     the virtual machine Id (vid) of the instance.
>     IN     Int     disk id of the disk we want to save.
>     IN     Int     image id where the disk will be saved.
>     OUT     Boolean     true or false whenever is successful or not
>     OUT     String     if an error occurs this is error message, otherwise
>     it does not exist.
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