armand.turpel at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 14:30:20 CEST 2015
I must confess that i know nothing about ansible. Never worked with this.
I'm going to read the ansible doc. Time to learn something new.
On Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 9:44 AM, Tim Robertson <trobertson at gbif.org> wrote:
> Hi Armand,
> Certainly vagrant is not needed, but the build environment for the project
> is all geared around Ansible for consistency.
> If you bring up an Ubuntu images on vmware you can run Ansible against it
> to configure it - you just need to provide an inventory file that
> references your own instances. You can also customise for your own
> environment and have an instance for the backend, and another for the front
> end etc by changing the roles in the inventory file in Ansible. That is
> effectively what we will do in the EC2 machines next week as well.
> We don’t prepare prebuilt boxes, but you are quite correct that it could
> be done - they will have a pretty limited audience though. If someone
> wanted to contribute by preparing some boxes on a daily cron to always have
> the latest released code, that would be a welcome addition.
> On 29 Apr 2015, at 09:29, Armand Turpel <armand.turpel at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > It would be useful to have a detailed instruction on how to install the
> ala-portal on a existing linux instance without vagrant and ansible. We
> have linux instances which run on vmware hosts. And of course on virtualbox
> windows host.
> > For testings I could also be useful to distribute linux instances with
> pre-installed ala-portal. That could simplify things for a first test. As
> seen on the upcoming Paris workshop Amazon EC2 instances will be provided.
> I guess such instances can be installed on a virtualbox host?
> > Best wishes,
> > Armand
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