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brogand93 committed Jun 24, 2014
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GSTACK
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A Google Compute Engine Interface For Cloudstack
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Configuration
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Before running `gstack` you must configure it. To do so run
Before running gstack you must configure it. To do so run

$ gstack-configure

You can configure a profile of your choice with the optional ``-p`` flag
You can configure a profile of your choice with the optional ``-p`` or ``--profile`` flag

$ gstack-configure -p testprofile
$ gstack-configure -p exampleprofile

And enter your configuration information as prompted.
If you don't specify a profile, ``gstack-configure`` will default to ``initial``

Enter your configuration information as prompted.

Install the stand alone `gcutil <https://developers.google.com/compute/docs/gcutil/#gcutilupgrade/>`_

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This is far from ideal and we opened a feature request with google to pass the ``client_id`` and ``client_secret`` as options to gcutil, hopefully future release of gcutil will allow us to do so.

Start gstack:

$ gstack

You can launch ``gstack`` using a configuration profile created earlier using the optional ``-p`` or ``--profile`` flag

$ gstack -p testprofile

You can start ``gstack`` in debug mode using the optional ``-d`` or ``--debug`` flag

$ gstack -d True

Create a cached parameters file for gcutil:

- Make a flagfile to store required flags, something like ``~/.gcutil_params``
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`--nocheck_for_new_version`

`--permit_root_ssh`

gcutil will issue auth requests to the local Flask application, get an OAuth token and then issue requests to the CloudStack endpoint you specified when cofiguring gstack.

Usage
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You can start issuing standard gcutil commands.
Start gstack:

$ gstack

You can launch gstack using a configuration profile created earlier using the optional ``-p`` or ``--profile`` flag

$ gstack -p exampleprofile

If you don't specify a profile, gstack will default to ``initial``

You can start gstack in debug mode using the optional ``-d`` or ``--debug`` flag

$ gstack -d True

You can now start issuing standard gcutil commands to gstack.

$ ./gcutil --flag_file=~/.gcutil_params --project=brogand93@darrenbrogan.ie listzones

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