Cobbler Next Steps

Registered by Andres Rodriguez on 2011-10-21

Discuss the next steps for cobbler to provide improvements, define level of maintainship, to make sure its continuum with Orchestra.

Blueprint information

Status:
Complete
Approver:
Dave Walker
Priority:
High
Drafter:
None
Direction:
Needs approval
Assignee:
Andres Rodriguez
Definition:
Obsolete
Series goal:
Accepted for precise
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
milestone icon precise-alpha-2
Completed by
Andres Rodriguez on 2013-05-13

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Sprints

Whiteboard

Work Items:
[gandelman-a] Hardware detection and inventory snippet: POSTPONED
[zulcss] Add hardware inventory to cobbler API: POSTPONED
[davewalker] Investigate whats been added what is missing on web ui: DONE
Add generic distro support: POSTPONED
[davewalker] Work with Canonical Design on Web UI css and arrangement for brand guidelines: POSTPONED
Fix Profile Updates (upstream?): POSTPONED
Investigate inventory gathering and reporting (SNMP?): POSTPONED
[racb] ARM Preseed fiel review (BOOT!): POSTPONED

== Agenda ==

 * Bug Fixing
 * Security Issues
 * Send patches upstream
 * What else needs to be integrated.
   * power infrastructure (NUT)?
 * ARM
 * MIR
 * Profile Updates
 * Authentication

Inventory needs:
 - CPU: Cores, virt capable?
 - Storage capacity
 - Memory
 - Power management
 - Disks
 - Network devices
 - Video (e.g. GPUs), USB, Peripherals (e.g. crypto hardware)

 == Postponed TODO's ==

Add cloud-init support to cobbler: DONE
Add EC2 API hook to cobbler: DEPRECATED
Add support for uboot: DONE
Add support for other arches: DONE
Extend cobbler API to do snapshot reporting as well: DEFERRED (Inventory)
Add support for uboot: DONE
Add support for other arches: DONE

== TODOs ==
Add hardware inventory to cobbler API: TODO
Investigate whats been added what is missing on web ui: TODO
Add generic distro support: TODO
Work with Canonical Design on Web UI css and arrangement for brand guidelines: TODO
Fix Profile Updates (upstream?): TODO
Investigate inventory gathering and reporting (SNMP?): TODO
ARM Preseed fiel review (BOOT!): TODO

== Session Notes ==

 * More snapshots.
 * Fix the theme. Create a new theme instead of patching the default one. (package separately)

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Work Items

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.