Experimental feature: select a network to evacuate an host
A new feature is available in our testing repo: select a network for host evacuation, this would allow to evacuate an host on any (faster) given network instead of the management one.
To access the feature, on all your hosts (always starting with master when in a pool):
yum update --enablerepo=xcp-ng-testing xapi-core-1.249.5-1.1.0.evacnet.1.xcpng8.2.x86_64 xapi-xe-1.249.5-1.1.0.evacnet.1.xcpng8.2.x86_64 xapi-tests-1.249.5-1.1.0.evacnet.1.xcpng8.2.x86_64
And restart your hosts.
WHAT TO TEST
Host evacuation not on the management network (probably a 10G storage network to go faster!)
You can run xe host-evacuate uuid=<host_uuid> network-uuid=<network_uuid>
Or a XAPI client can call host.evacuate with a network ref parameter.
Host evacuation without the optionnal new parameter should behave as before the update.
Please report here if anything goes wrong (or right hopefully 🙂 ) and if you spot a regression as well.
Edit: there are no plans for now to add this feature in 8.2 LTS, the package will probably stay in the testing repo for 8.2 and will be available in 8.3. It means that the package would be erased at next xapi update.