[Users] simple networking? [SOLVED] mostly

Bob Doolittle bob at doolittle.us.com
Mon Dec 16 14:48:16 UTC 2013

On 12/16/13 07:06, Sven Kieske wrote:
> Is this entirely true?

In my experience, yes. The one thing I had to do was to enable the sshd 
service on the Host (and possibly tweak the firewall to allow sshd 

When you click "Add Host" on the engine, it uses ssh into the Host to 
configure the necessary repositories. I may have had to add the 
"Optional" repository for EL6, but certainly not the oVirt repository - 
that is handled by the host-deploy code.

I have done this with both 6.4 and 6.5.

In any case, Ted's issues are not related to repository configuration or 
package dependencies.


> AFAIK you need ovirt.org repos at the host and ssh must be functional
> (network of course too).
> at least the ovirt.org repos did not come with EL 6.4 and there were
> no ovirt packages in the EL 6.4 Repos
> Did this change in EL 6.5? I did not yet investigate EL 6.5, it
> would be huge if you can really setup vdsm on a minimal server install
> without additional repos.
> Am 16.12.2013 08:27, schrieb Itamar Heim:
>> you shouldn't have to do *anything* from the host. the gui/engine should
>> take care of everything. can you reproduce this from the engine on
>> another host and document the steps for further investigation?

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