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Documentation
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Please note that a more detailed installation procedure is described in the
docs/install.html file. A glossary of terms exists in the docs/admin.html file.


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Software Requirements
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Before installing, please verify that you have the following programs:
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  - Xen virtualization (version 3.0.x or 3.1)
    http://xen.xensource.com/
  - DRBD (kernel module and userspace utils)
    http://www.drbd.org/
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  - LVM2
    http://sourceware.org/lvm2/
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  - OpenSSL
    http://www.openssl.org/
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  - OpenSSH
    http://www.openssh.com/portable.html
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  - bridge utilities
    http://bridge.sourceforge.net/
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  - fping
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    http://fping.sourceforge.net/
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  - iproute2
    http://developer.osdl.org/dev/iproute2
  - arping (part of iputils package)
    ftp://ftp.inr.ac.ru/ip-routing/iputils-current.tar.gz
  - mdadm (Linux Software Raid tools)
    http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/raid/mdadm/
  - Python 2.4
    http://www.python.org
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  - Python Twisted library (the core is enough)
    http://twistedmatrix.com/
  - Python OpenSSL bindings
    http://pyopenssl.sourceforge.net/

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For testing, you also need the YAML module for Python (http://pyyaml.org/).
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For building from source, you also need tar, gzip or bzip2 and make.

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Installation of the software
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To install, simply do ``./configure --localstatedir=/var && make && make install``
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This will install the software under /usr/local. You then need to copy
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ganeti.init to /etc/init.d/ganeti and integrate it into your boot sequence
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(``chkconfig``, ``update-rc.d``, etc.).

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Cluster initialisation
======================

Before initialising the cluster, on each node you need to create the following
directories:

  - /etc/ganeti
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  - /srv/ganeti, /srv/ganeti/os, /srv/ganeti/export
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After this, use ``gnt-cluster init``.