[ovirt-users] [ovirt-devel] RFC - dropping ISO domain creation from engine-setup

Barak Korren bkorren at redhat.com
Fri May 20 11:44:51 UTC 2016

It seems to me we still need a way to provide the WTG ISOs. Maybe
include an option in engine to upload them to the an ISO domain the
user creates?
Or perhaps find a way to make them available for use without defining
an explicit ISO domain?

On 20 May 2016 at 14:32, Sandro Bonazzola <sbonazzo at redhat.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like to get comments on removing ISO domain creation from engine-setup.
> ISO domain creation was included in 3.2 for allowing to finish the setup
> with ISO domain ready to serve Windows Guest Tools which is injected into
> the iso domain if the rpm is installed.
> The NFS share was created *(rw) in 3.2.
> In later releases we first restricted access, then asked the user to provide
> access policy during setup and now we moved the default to not create the
> ISO domain.
> We have several issues with iso domain creation:
> Bug 1302745 - [engine-setup] creation of iso domain path is not rolled back,
> a next attempt leaves an empty domain
> Bug 1332813 - Hosted engine should not allow iso domain to be configured in
> the RHEV-M VM
> Having ISO domain within hosted engine leads to really bad issues and we're
> streamlining the hosted engine installation with NGN, cockpit and appliance
> so HE will be the most easy way to have oVirt installed making ISO domain
> not useful and even dangerous in engine-setup.
> For this reason the bug has ben changed in: Deprecate the ISO domain setup
> on the RHEV-M machine (hide it in 4.0)
> Meaning that using answer file you'll be able to create it anyway in 4.0 but
> the question won't be exposed in interactive setup.
> Any concern about this change? Any comment?
> Thanks,
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> Sandro Bonazzola
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