On 2014年08月21日 05:15, Aline Manera wrote:
README-federation.md is specific for the federation feature.
It explains how to install openSLP and enable federation on Kimchi.
Signed-off-by: Aline Manera <alinefm(a)linux.vnet.ibm.com>
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+Kimchi Project - Federation Feature
+Federation feature is a mechanism to discover Kimchi peers in the same network.
+It uses openSLP tool (http://www.openslp.org/
) to register and find the Kimchi
+By default this feature is disabled on Kimchi as it is not critical for KVM
+virtualization and requires additional software installation.
+To enable it, do the following:
+1) Install openslp and openslp-server packages
+2) openSLP uses port 427 (UDP) and port 427 (TCP) so make sure to open those
+ ports in your firewall configuration
We may want to open them by kimchi by
+3) Start slpd service and make sure it is up while running Kimchi
+4) Enable federation on Kimchi by editing the /etc/kimchi/kimchi.conf file:
+ federation = on
+5) Then restart Kimchi service
+The Kimchi server will be registered on openSLP on server starting up and will
+be found by other Kimchi peers (with federation feature enabled) in the same