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Re: [Xen-tools] Intergation of Web Services in the Xen tools

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Subject: Re: [Xen-tools] Intergation of Web Services in the Xen tools
From: Ewan Mellor <ewan@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 08:00:01 +0100
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On Wed, Sep 13, 2006 at 11:35:23AM +0200, edoardo81@xxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Hi all,
> I recently worked on the Xen tools. My goal was to implement a web services 
> interface in a symilar manner to the existing XML-RPC interface. I was able 
> to export all the management function as web services in order to administer 
> my Xen nodes remotely. I wrote a WSDL file for all the method exported and I 
> published it in the Xend integrated HTTP server. I managed to connect to Xen 
> enabled machines from clients written with Axis/Jax-Rpc and SOAPpy (the 
> latter I used to implement the SOAP server). The automatic generation of the 
> Java Stub and SEI interface with WSDL2Java works very well and is very 
> straightforward to write simple clients (I also wrote a more complex client 
> using java swing by which I could control a network of Xen enabled machines).
> I released a patch which works on the current release of Xen (3.0.2) but 
> still applies on the previous version (3.0 unstable).

This all sounds great!  Where is it?  Have you been following the recent
Xen-API standardisation effort, and do you think your work could be
applied to that new interface?



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