Cygwin will give you a unix like bash shell for your windows.
To install Cygwin, you download and run the setup.
NB: When you open a Cygwin shell, the Windows environment variables, including PATH, are imported into the shell environment. When we install the following items, we will update the Windows environment variables.
*Note on VI: *If you tried to use vi editor on Cygwin after fresh installation, you may notice that:
No color syntax highlights is provided, Undo stack is only one command size, Backspace in command mode only move cursor back... etc etc.
To mitigate: cp /usr/share/vim/vim73/vimrc_example.vim ~/.vimrc
You can download the latest JDK from http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/index.html.
Verify the above by opening a cygwin terminal and using which to discover the location of java and javac. E.g.
$ which java /cyg/c/bin/Java/jdk1.7.0_25/bin/java Administrator@cc-svr10 ~ $ which javac /cyg/c/bin/Java/jdk1.7.0_25/bin/javac
This step can be skipped if you made a symlink to python2.7.exe in the Cygwin installation.
CloudStack includes portions of Python code. I know you just installed the Cygwin Python but some parts of the maven build process also require a "native" python installation as it won't be able to access the Cygwin installation.
Eclipse is available from http://www.eclipse.org/downloads/
OPTIONAL: CloudStack includes portions of Python code, which is best edited with the PyDev Eclipse plug-in
The M2E plug-in allows Eclipse to import CloudStack's pom.xml Thus, pom.xml files become a substitute for the .project files that Eclipse normally uses.
Install M2E using Eclipse
OPTIONAL: Install EGit to provide integration to git from Eclipse
For development purposes, you do not need Apache Tomcat. There are Maven scripts available to launch the management server in Jetty, which provides Tomcat functionality.
Apache Tomcat is the open source web server and servlet container that hosts CloudStack's management server.
You can download Tomcat from http://archive.apache.org/dist/tomcat/tomcat-6/v6.0.33/bin/apache-tomcat-6.0.33.exe
To inform the Cygwin environment of where Tomcat is, update your Windows environment variables.
NB: Test your environment variables by opening a Cygwin shell and typing 'which Tomcat6'. This should return the path to the Tomcat executable.
Download the self-installing exe from http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/mysql/5.0.html#downloads
Install varies depending on whether you are using Python2.7 distributed with Cygwin or Python2.7 installed via an MSI.
In both cases, go to the downloads page: http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/connector/python/#downloads
For .MSI, select Platform to be "Microsoft Windows", and use the ver. 2.7 MSI.
For Cygwin, it is easiest to use easy_install or pip (Source) E.g. .
Administrator@cc-svr10 ~ $ easy_install mysql-connector-python Searching for mysql-connector-python Reading http://pypi.python.org/simple/mysql-connector-python/ Best match: mysql-connector-python 1.0.10 Downloading http://cdn.mysql.com/Downloads/Connector-Python/mysql-connector-python-1.0.10.zip Processing mysql-connector-python-1.0.10.zip Writing /tmp/easy_install-ZFHHNn/mysql-connector-python-1.0.10/setup.cfg Running mysql-connector-python-1.0.10/setup.py -q bdist_egg --dist-dir /tmp/easy_install-ZFHHNn/mysql-connector-python-1.0.10/egg-dist-tmp-wICK6D zip_safe flag not set; analyzing archive contents... Adding mysql-connector-python 1.0.10 to easy-install.pth file Installed /usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/mysql_connector_python-1.0.10-py2.7.egg Processing dependencies for mysql-connector-python Finished processing dependencies for mysql-connector-python
A manual installation of Ant is only required for building CloudStack 4.0.
Ant is available from http://ant.apache.org/bindownload.cgi
To inform the Cygwin environment of where Ant is, update your Windows environment variables.
C:\Program Files\Apache Software Foundation\apache-ant-1.8.4
NB: Test your environment variables by opening a Cygwin shell and typing 'which ant'. This should return the path to the ant executable.
Maven is available from http://maven.apache.org/download.html
To inform the Cygwin environment of where Maven is, update your Windows environment variables.
NB: Test your environment variables by opening a Cygwin shell and typing 'which mvn'. This should return the path to the maven executable.
From a Cygwin window:
Generate ssh key in your $HOME directory (the CloudStack Management server will be looking for this at run time)
ssh-keygen -t rsa -q
Ignore this step if you've already created a symlink under step #1. To check use 'which' to see if mkisofs is already available. E.g.
Administrator@cc-svr10 ~ $ which mkisofs /usr/bin/mkisofs
Cygwin's mkisofs is a soft link. These do not work with the build.
Instead, downloan the .exe from http://svnpenn.blogspot.com/2011/06/mkisofs-for-windows_24.html
NB: Test your environment variables by opening a Cygwin shell and typing 'which mkisofs'. This should return the path to the mkisofs executable.
Password is assigned to DBROOTPW= in the build/replace.properties file.
$ cat build/replace.properties DBUSER=cloud DBPW=cloud DBROOTPW= MSLOG=vmops.log APISERVERLOG=api.log DBHOST=localhost AGENTLOGDIR=logs AGENTLOG=logs/agent.log MSMNTDIR=/mnt COMPONENTS-SPEC=components-premium.xml
To clean out existing artifacts, go to the cloudstack source folder and run:
To compile Apache CloudStack, go to the cloudstack source folder and run:
mvn install -P developer,systemvm
To deploy the database:
mvn -P developer -pl developer -Ddeploydb
See Troubleshooting section's Workaround
To run in a local Jetty server:
mvn -pl :cloud-client-ui jetty:run
Open the mgmt server console using http://localhost:8080 and configure it as required.
DevCloud provides a self-contained CloudStack development environment, which runs in a VirtualBox VM. For details, refer to DevCloud
1) Problem: Log4j not properly configured
log4j:WARN No appenders could be found for logger (org.apache.commons.httpclient.params.DefaultHttpParams). log4j:WARN Please initialize the log4j system properly. log4j:WARN See http://logging.apache.org/log4j/1.2/faq.html#noconfig for more info.
Change name of config file. e.g.
Set CATALINA_BASE e.g.
X: is the windows disk label , PropertiesUtil will find : CATALINA_HOME or CATALINA_BASE .
2) Problem: Server will not start and throws following exception
java.lang.OutOfMemoryError: Java heap space
This problem can arise when launching the server with too small of a heap. If you are launching using Maven, use MAVEN_OPTS to increase the stack size.
export MAVEN_OPTS="-XX:MaxPermSize=256m -Xmx1g" mvn -pl :cloud-client-ui jetty:run
In the above,
-Xmx1g sets the heap size. E.g.
-Xmx2g would give you a 2 gig heap.
3) Problem: Server will not start and throws following exception
WARN utils.script.Script (main-) Exception: /usr/local/bin/bash
> > -c echo
> > java.io.IOException: Cannot run program "/usr/local/bin/bash":
> CreateProcess error=2, The system cannot find the file specified
> > at java.lang.ProcessBuilder.start(Unknown Source)
> > at com.cloud.utils.script.Script.execute(Script.java:184)
> > ....
> > ....
> > ERROR cloud.servlet.CloudStartupServlet (main-) Exception starting
> management server
> > com.cloud.utils.exception.CloudRuntimeException: Cannot get home
> directory for account: scvmm
Skip key generation and cloudstack works fine.
This is done by setting developer property in the configuration table as follows, by running the following SQL statement in MySQL
use cloud; update configuration set value='false' where name='developer';
This changes the developer mode to false, which combined with a non 'cloud' username will skip the key generation.
Caveat: KVM stops working after this workaround. Any help from community on fixing KVM support as well is needed.
4) Problem: CloudStack not starting system VMs on local storage
By default system.vm.use.local.storage is set to false. If you want to use local storage, set it to true using the GUI. Alternatively, if the management server has started, you can update the database with the command below:
use cloud; update configuration set value='true' where name='system.vm.use.local.storage';
You will have to restart the management server if it is running.
5) Problem: Server will not start with Exception in thread Timer-2, Exception in thread Timer-1.
export MAVEN_OPTS="-Xmx2048m -XX:MaxPermSize=800m -Xmx2g -Xdebug -Xrunjdwp:transport=dt_socket,address=8787,server=y,suspend=n"
6) Problem: Eclipse becomes unresponsive with high resource utilization:
Go to Eclipse folder and Change following (towards the end) in .ini configuration file.
7) Problem : can not find sudo command
Workaround , create a bash file named as /bin/sudo with script content :
#!/usr/bin/bash cygstart --action=runas "$@"
then chmod +x /bin/sudo