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wayn23

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Remote Root Container on Windows
Posted: May 1, 2012 10:40 PM
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I have installed Fuse Management Console V0.9.10. I installed OpenSSH on a Windows workstation and then tried to create a remote root container on it. It proceeded without error (on the FMC), but did not actually provision a container.

Reading the manual at http://fusesource.com/docs/fmc/1.0/user_guide/FMCUGContainerCreateSSH.html contains a note indicating that root containers cannot be installed on Windows by the FMC.

My questions are:

1) Is deploying root containers to the Windows OS a strategic direction and the beta just does not include it yet?

2) Why can't FMC deploy root containers to Windows OS? Is there something I can install on Windows to make it acceptable to FMC to deploy to, like a fuller instance a Unix emulator?

Missing Installation Instructions
Also, as part of the install, I had to add my subscription licence. Our company uses a web proxy, so the automated download failed. I retrieved my license key manually from the FuseSource web site, but when I tried to install it, I got an error stating that JCE could not find a BC provider. Once I installed BouncyCastle security provider, the key was accepted. Please add these details to the install instructions.

iocanel

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Re: Remote Root Container on Windows
Posted: May 1, 2012 10:51 PM   in response to: wayn23 in response to: wayn23
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Hi Wayne,

As you already found inside the documentation, creating remote root containers to a windows host is not currently supported and is not planned for the G.A. release.

You can still install manually the FuseESB/FuseMQ etc distribution to the remote windows host and join the cluster using the fabric:join command.

Regarding your second question, using a unix emulator could possibly get you further, but its not a recommendation.

Thanks a lot for the feedback about the bouncycastle jce provider.
slewis

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Re: Remote Root Container on Windows
Posted: May 4, 2012 4:21 PM   in response to: wayn23 in response to: wayn23
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Also just want to mention that the issue with the bouncycastle provider will be fixed for GA, so it shouldn't necessary to perform that step.