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README.md

More documentation, especially a description of what it does, can be found at http://code.google.com/p/lml

Please refer to the new wiki and the old wiki for additional documentation.

See default.conf for a full and commented list of configuration options. Override them in /etc/lml/*.conf files.

Building

No compilation required.

  1. clone this git repo
  2. Use make to build RPM and DEB packages in dist/

Configuration

Preparation

To make use of Lab Manager Light one needs the following ingredients:

  • One or more VMware ESX servers managed through a vCenter
  • A dedicated network for Virtual Machines that will be managed by LML
  • A dedicated DNS domain for this network
  • A (virtual) server to host DHCP, TFTP, DNS and HTTP servers preferably on the dedicated network. Other setups are possible but beyond the scope of this guide.

Installation

LML requires the following Packages:

  • libsvn-perl
  • libconfig-inifiles-perl
  • vSphere SDK for Perl

The following services need to be configured for LML to work properly:

  • DHCP server
  • TFTP server
  • DNS server
  • HTTP server
  • VMware vCenter server