Using a Xen virtual machine image with Eucalyptus

In the previous article we created a CentOS virtual machine image that was usable with Xen. In this short article we will use this image in Eucalyptus. Bundle, upload and register the kernel with Eucalyptus: ec2-bundle-image –image /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.18-128.1.6.el5xen –kernel true ec2-upload-bundle –bucket centos-kernel-bucket –manifest /tmp/vmlinuz-2.6.18-128.1.6.el5xen.manifest.xml ec2-register centos-kernel-bucket/vmlinuz-2.6.18-128.1.6.el5xen.manifest.xml Bundle, upload and register the ramdisk with Eucalyptus: […]

Fetching meta-data and user-data in Eucalyptus

Eucalyptus is a cloud computing platform that is intended to be API compatible with Amazon’s EC2, but can be installed on your own machines. In the latest stable version available at the time of writing, version 1.4, there is a catch in fetching meta-data and user-data. According to Amazon’s API description, you can get the […]

Installing Eucalyptus on CentOS

Setup Eucalyptus is software that enables you to run your own cloud. It aims to be API compatible with Amazon’s EC2, which means you can use most of the tools that are written for that system with Eucalyptus too. This articles describes my successful attempt at installing Eucalyptus 1.4 on CentOS 5.2 with managed network […]