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Re: [Xen-API] Programming Xen

To: Jingwei Tan <efundaism@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-API] Programming Xen
From: Mike Dickson <mike.dickson@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 06 Apr 2009 08:43:57 -0500
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I'd suggest you download a copy of Xen from the Citrix site (there's a
free download there) along with the SDK in your favorite language.  This
will simplify your work in setting up Xen and the SDK has some very nice
examples that do much of what you want to accomplish.


On Mon, 2009-04-06 at 06:08 +0000, Jingwei Tan wrote:
> Hey,
> I'm very new to Xen, neither am I very good in Linux.
> Currently, I've been given an assignment to write a program of doing
> the following task automatically (i.e. without human intervention):
> 1. Clone VM
> 2. Run program in the VM
> 3. Delete file in the VM
> And preferably able to do the following:
> 1. Snapshot
> 2. MAC configuration
> 3. "Hardware" configuration
> 4. Capture and Replay keyboard and mouse action
> I am able to achieve it in VMware, but I'm not very sure how should I
> approach this assignment (e.g. Which Xen version to use, and is there
> any available SDK/API that can do that?).
> I'm very lost. Need advice urgently. 
> -- 
> Tan
Mike Dickson <mike.dickson@xxxxxx>
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