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SmartOS Zones Cookbook

I just recently started a Chef Cookbook for Joyent SmartOS Zone creation. WIP can be found here Still have a few things to add to it, deleting zones, cleanup methods, multiple nic interface support, but it should create zones currently, still need to test the KVM resource. Any comments or code suggestions are welcomed. Advertisements

pfSense on SmartOS KVM Zone

I just recently got pfSense running on a SmartOS KVM zone. Here’s what I had to do: NOTE: On SmartOS you can tab complete the Zone ID (ZID) in most the commands below, so no need to copy/paste it, just remember the first few uniq characters a zone starts with and you can tab complete … Continue reading

Open vSwitch init script for KVM/OpenStack

This is a script I use to setup Open vSwitch bridges for OpenStack on KVM. You will still need the normal Open vSwitch init script to load the kernel modules and the ifcfg scripts to setup the interfaces. This script should be run before the VM’s are started or the vnet’s won’t connect to the … Continue reading

KVM and OpenVSwitch on Centos 6.3 Minimal

These are my notes for installing KVM on Centos 6.3 minimal. Startup script for dealing with port forwarding for VM’s and Open vSwitch bridges.

Kicking Centos 6.3 KVM Guests

Simple script used to setup a KVM guest. Some of the prereqs for this are: Have a copy of centos/os/ARCH accessible from a web URL. This could be from a web site like kernel.org or a local copy( how I roll ). Have a kickstart file available from a web URL, again used a local … Continue reading