[libvirt] Question about supporting other hypervisor

Daniel Veillard veillard at redhat.com
Mon Oct 20 14:41:40 UTC 2008

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 06:16:14PM +0900, Atsushi SAKAI wrote:
> Hi, Daniel and all
> Thank you for various comments.
> These comments are very helpful for me.
> Daniel Veillard <veillard at redhat.com> wrote:
> >   Atsushi do you know if by default VMWare ESX and Hyper-V allow CIM
> > XML access, or if some 'additional' software need to be installed to
> > get this to work ? Also if you have feedback about the quality of the
> > client CIM APIs implemented (completeness, interoperability ...) that's
> > good to know too,
> For VMware, there has CIM tool.
> http://www.vmware.com/download/sdk/
> For Hyper-V, there is a WMI.
> http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa490398.aspx
> By the way,
> I am not sure the quality of these CIM I/F implementation.
> But If there are have a possiblity, I will consider to check it.

  Well as Dan Smith pointed out this may get really tedious, especially
the asynchronous part of CIM processing.


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