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Ganeti quick installation guide
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Please note that a more detailed installation procedure is described in
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the :doc:`install`. Refer to it if you are setting up Ganeti the first time.
This quick installation guide is mainly meant as reference for experienced
users. A glossary of terms can be found in the :doc:`glossary`.
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Software Requirements
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.. highlight:: shell-example

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Before installing, please verify that you have the following programs:
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- `Xen Hypervisor <http://www.xen.org/>`_, version 3.0 or above, if
  running on Xen
- `KVM Hypervisor <http://www.linux-kvm.org>`_, version 72 or above, if
  running on KVM. In order to use advanced features, such as live
  migration, virtio, etc, an even newer version is recommended (qemu-kvm
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  versions 0.11.X and above have shown good behavior).
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- `DRBD <http://www.drbd.org/>`_, kernel module and userspace utils,
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  version 8.0.7 or above; note that Ganeti doesn't yet support version 8.4
- `RBD <http://ceph.newdream.net/>`_, kernel modules
  (``rbd.ko``/``libceph.ko``) and userspace utils (``ceph-common``)
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- `LVM2 <http://sourceware.org/lvm2/>`_
- `OpenSSH <http://www.openssh.com/portable.html>`_
- `bridge utilities <http://www.linuxfoundation.org/en/Net:Bridge>`_
- `iproute2 <http://www.linuxfoundation.org/en/Net:Iproute2>`_
- `arping <http://www.skbuff.net/iputils/>`_ (part of iputils)
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- `ndisc6 <http://www.remlab.net/ndisc6/>`_ (if using IPv6)
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- `Python <http://www.python.org/>`_, version 2.4 or above, not 3.0
- `Python OpenSSL bindings <http://pyopenssl.sourceforge.net/>`_
- `simplejson Python module <http://code.google.com/p/simplejson/>`_
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- `pyparsing Python module <http://pyparsing.wikispaces.com/>`_, version
  1.4.6 or above
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- `pyinotify Python module <https://github.com/seb-m/pyinotify>`_
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- `PycURL Python module <http://pycurl.sourceforge.net/>`_
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- `socat <http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/>`_, see :ref:`note
  <socat-note>` below
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- `Paramiko <http://www.lag.net/paramiko/>`_, if you want to use
  ``ganeti-listrunner``
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- `affinity Python module <http://pypi.python.org/pypi/affinity/0.1.0>`_,
  optional python package for supporting CPU pinning under KVM
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- `qemu-img <http://qemu.org/>`_, if you want to use ``ovfconverter``
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- `fping <http://fping.sourceforge.net/>`_
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- `Python IP address manipulation library
  <http://code.google.com/p/ipaddr-py/>`_
- `Bitarray Python library <http://pypi.python.org/pypi/bitarray/>`_
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These programs are supplied as part of most Linux distributions, so
usually they can be installed via the standard package manager. Also
many of them will already be installed on a standard machine. On
Debian/Ubuntu, you can use this command line to install all required
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packages, except for RBD, DRBD and Xen::
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  $ apt-get install lvm2 ssh bridge-utils iproute iputils-arping \
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                    ndisc6 python python-pyopenssl openssl \
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                    python-pyparsing python-simplejson python-bitarray \
                    python-pyinotify python-pycurl python-ipaddr socat fping

If bitarray is missing it can be installed from easy-install::

  $ easy_install bitarray

Or on newer distributions (eg. Debian Wheezy) the above becomes::

  $ apt-get install lvm2 ssh bridge-utils iproute iputils-arping \
                    ndisc6 python python-openssl openssl \
                    python-pyparsing python-simplejson python-bitarray \
                    python-pyinotify python-pycurl python-ipaddr socat fping
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Note that this does not install optional packages::

  $ apt-get install python-paramiko python-affinity qemu-img

If some of the python packages are not available in your system,
you can try installing them using ``easy_install`` command.
For example::

  $ apt-get install python-setuptools
  $ cd / && sudo easy_install \
            affinity

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On Fedora to install all required packages except RBD, DRBD and Xen::

  $ yum install openssh openssh-clients bridge-utils iproute ndisc6 \
                pyOpenSSL pyparsing python-simplejson python-inotify \
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                python-lxm socat fping

For optional packages use the command::
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If you want to build from source, please see doc/devnotes.rst for more
dependencies.

.. _socat-note:
.. note::
  Ganeti's import/export functionality uses ``socat`` with OpenSSL for
  transferring data between nodes. By default, OpenSSL 0.9.8 and above
  employ transparent compression of all data using zlib if supported by
  both sides of a connection. In cases where a lot of data is
  transferred, this can lead to an increased CPU usage. Additionally,
  Ganeti already compresses all data using ``gzip`` where it makes sense
  (for inter-cluster instance moves).

  To remedey this situation, patches implementing a new ``socat`` option
  for disabling OpenSSL compression have been contributed and will
  likely be included in the next feature release. Until then, users or
  distributions need to apply the patches on their own.

  Ganeti will use the option if it's detected by the ``configure``
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  script; auto-detection can be disabled by explicitly passing
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  ``--enable-socat-compress`` (use the option to disable compression) or
  ``--disable-socat-compress`` (don't use the option).

  The patches and more information can be found on
  http://www.dest-unreach.org/socat/contrib/socat-opensslcompress.html.

Haskell requirements
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Starting with Ganeti 2.7, the Haskell GHC compiler and a few base
libraries are required in order to build Ganeti (but not to run and
deploy Ganeti on production machines). More specifically:
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- `GHC <http://www.haskell.org/ghc/>`_ version 6.12 or higher
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- or even better, `The Haskell Platform
  <http://hackage.haskell.org/platform/>`_ which gives you a simple way
  to bootstrap Haskell
- `json <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/json>`_, a JSON library
- `network <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/network>`_, a basic
  network library
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- `parallel <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/parallel>`_, a parallel
  programming library (note: tested with up to version 3.x)
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- `bytestring <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/bytestring>`_ and
  `utf8-string <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/utf8-string>`_
  libraries; these usually come with the GHC compiler
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- `deepseq <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/deepseq>`_
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Some of these are also available as package in Debian/Ubuntu::
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  $ apt-get install ghc6 libghc6-json-dev libghc6-network-dev \
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  $ apt-get install ghc libghc-json-dev libghc-network-dev \
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the Haskell platform. You can also install ``cabal`` manually::
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  $ apt-get install cabal-install

Then install the additional libraries via
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The compilation of the htools components is automatically enabled when
the compiler and the requisite libraries are found. You can use the
``--enable-htools`` configure flag to force the selection (at which
point ``./configure`` will fail if it doesn't find the prerequisites).

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Haskell optional features
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Optionally, more functionality can be enabled if your build machine has
a few more Haskell libraries enabled: RAPI access to remote cluster from
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htools (``--enable-htools-rapi``), the ``ganeti-confd``
daemon (``--enable-confd``) and the monitoring agent
(``--enable-monitoring``). The list of extra dependencies for these is:
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- `curl <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/curl>`_, tested with
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- `hslogger <http://software.complete.org/hslogger>`_, version 1.1 and
  above (note that Debian Squeeze only has version 1.0.9)
- `Crypto <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/Crypto>`_, tested with
  version 4.2.4
- `text <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/text>`_
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  bindings for the ``pcre`` library
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the exception of curl), so you can use either apt::
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  $ apt-get install libpcre3-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev
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The most recent Fedora doesn't provide ``curl``, ``crypto``,
``inotify``. So these need to be installed using ``cabal``, if
desired. The other packages can be installed via ``yum``::

  $ yum install ghc-hslogger-devel ghc-text-devel \
                ghc-regex-pcre-devel

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.. _cabal-note:
.. note::
  If one of the cabal packages fails to install due to unfulfilled
  dependencies, you can try enabling symlinks in ``~/.cabal/config``.

  Make sure that your ``~/.cabal/bin`` directory (or whatever else
  is defined as ``bindir``) is in your ``PATH``.

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Installation of the software
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----------------------------

To install, simply run the following command::
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  $ ./configure --localstatedir=/var --sysconfdir=/etc && \
    make && \
    make install
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This will install the software under ``/usr/local``. You then need to
copy ``doc/examples/ganeti.initd`` to ``/etc/init.d/ganeti`` and
integrate it into your boot sequence (``chkconfig``, ``update-rc.d``,
etc.).
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Cluster initialisation
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Before initialising the cluster, on each node you need to create the
following directories:
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- ``/etc/ganeti``
- ``/var/lib/ganeti``
- ``/var/log/ganeti``
- ``/srv/ganeti``
- ``/srv/ganeti/os``
- ``/srv/ganeti/export``
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After this, use ``gnt-cluster init``.
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