Got some time to spare? Join us on the oVirt project!
oVirt is a feature rich server virtualization management system with
advanced capabilities. It also provides a crucial venue for user and
developer cooperation, and is the first truly open and comprehensive data
center virtualization management initiative.
If you are new to oVirt, we recommend that you visit the develop
page to learn more about the project, and
the working with Gerrit
more about our code review system. If you haven’t worked with Gerrit
before, we recommend you visit the introduction to Gerrit
On our community page <https://www.ovirt.org/community/>
the many ways in which you can contribute to the project, even without
More suggestions? Below you’ll find other ways in which you can contribute
to the oVirt project.
Keep ‘em Fresh
Like the idea of having fresh disk images of your favorite distribution in
the oVirt Glance repository? You can help in two ways: First, test existing
online images to ensure that they work with cloud-init. Second, create an
online image and report your success to devel(a)ovirt.org. We’ll be happy to
upload the images once they are ready.
Get Vdsm Running on Debian
If you like Debian and have programming or packaging skills, you can help
with the ongoing effort to get VDSM running on Debian
All the current work on Debian (VDSM and related packages) can be found in
the Debian git repositories <http://git.debian.org/>
;. You can also keep up
to date on how the work is progressing by subscribing to the oVirt devel
mailing list <http://lists.ovirt.org/mailman/listinfo/devel>
Fix Some Bugs
These bugs are just waiting to be resolved:
Hosted-Engine: iscsi activation storage failing
[RFE] Remove iptables from hosted-engine.spec file to be able to deploy
hosted-engine without firewall services installed
[RFE] - iSCSI Setup Should use different User/Password For Discovery and
[TEXT] - If engine-setup asks for updates and choice is no, suggest
'--offline' on re-run.
[RFE] Integrate installation with Server Roles of Fedora Server
[TEXT] 'hosted-engine --vm-start' said it destroyed the VM
The engine fails with oracle java8
Port oVirt to Your Favorite Distribution
Are you sure-handed at packaging software, and using a distribution
currently unsupported by oVirt? Help to get oVirt ported to any of the
;. Also, check out Google Summer
of Code <https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Google_Summer_of_Code/2016/Ideas>
learn how you can contribute to Gentoo and get paid for it!
Get into DevOps
If you love DevOps and find yourself counting stable builds in Jenkins CI
while trying to fall asleep, then the oVirt infrastructure team is looking
for you! Join us and dive into the latest and coolest DevOps tools today!
Check out these open tasks
You can also help by telling us how you use oVirt in your DevOps
environment. Email us at devel(a)ovirt.org (Please use [DevOps] in the
subject line. For more information on oVirt DevOps, visit oVirt
Improve the oVirt System Testing
Make oVirt system testing
the Lago system <https://github.com/lago-project/lago>
that runs it - even
better. Visit Lago project documentation
to learn how to run the test suite
More Bugs, No Coding Required
No time for DevOps and you are not a programer? You can still contribute.
Here are some easy bugs to fix
that don’t require a single line of code.
Tests to Run
Do you prefer to test things? Here are some test cases you can try
;, using nightly snapshots
Switching to Fedora 25
For oVirt 4.2, support for Fedora will be based on Fedora 25. You can help
to get it ready by running nightly snapshots
reporting any issues.
Create Your Own Test Cases
We’d love you to contribute some much needed test cases for oVirt features
You are welcome to contribute artwork, such as oVirt live backgrounds and
covers, release banners, stickers, and t-shirt designs. Check out Fedora
Into alternative architectures? Test ppc64le
from CentOS Virt SIG.
Talk to Us!
Feel free to ask any other question about development by emailing us at
devel(a)ovirt.org, or by reaching out on the IRC channel
Spread the Good News
Help to spread the word about oVirt! We are the complete virtual machine
management system that’s free and comes with an impressive list of enterprise
including live migration, high availability, load balancing, a self-hosted
engine, an intuitive user-interface, and much more.
How to Contribute
If you’d like to get involved, we’d love to hear from you! Simply shoot us
an email at devel(a)ovirt.org and tell us how you’d like to contribute.
We look forward to hearing from you!.
The oVirt Development Team
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