[ovirt-users] oVirt on a single server

Fernando Frediani fernando.frediani at upx.com.br
Mon Sep 5 14:31:43 UTC 2016

Adding Kimchi to oVirt node perhaps may be the easiest option. It can be 
pretty useful for many situations and doesn't need such thing like 
mounting NFS in localhost.

It is not nice to not have a All-in-One stable solution anymore as this 
can help with its adoption for later growth.

oVirt-Cockpit looks nice and intresting.


On 05/09/2016 05:18, Barak Korren wrote:
> On 4 September 2016 at 23:45, zero four <zfnoctis at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
>> I understand and acknowledge that oVirt is not targeted towards homelab
>> setups, or at least small homelab setups.  However I believe that having a
>> solid configuration for such use cases would be a benefit to the project as
>> a whole.
> As others have already mentioned, using the full oVirt  with engine in
> a single host scenario can work, but is not currently actively
> maintained or tested.
> There are other options originating from the oVirt community however.
> One notable option is to use the Cockpit-oVirt plugin [1] which can
> use VDSM to manage VMs on a single host.
> Another option is to use the Kimchi project [2] for which discussion
> for making it an oVirt project had taken part in the past [3]. It
> seems that also some work for inclusion in oVirt node was also planned
> at some point [4].
> [1]: http://www.ovirt.org/develop/release-management/features/cockpit/
> [2]: https://github.com/kimchi-project/kimchi
> [3]: http://lists.ovirt.org/pipermail/board/2013-July/000921.html
> [4]: http://www.ovirt.org/develop/release-management/features/node/kimchiplugin/

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