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I can't find the vm data (metadata files, disk images) mounted anywhere on the xenserver server. Where is it located, and how can I reach it from dom0?

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It`s been a while that I played with Citrix XEN. IMHO it is a castrated RedHat Clone which is trying to hide the details from the SysAdmin.

Try the logical volume manager commands:

lvs, lvdisplay, vgdisplay, pvdisplay, ...

As far as I remember the citrix xen server uses a LV as disk. So kpartx -av applied to the underlying lv-device should add the nodes to /dev so you can access the partitions directly (e.g. by mounting them).

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Thanks. That was it! – hoskeri Sep 20 '11 at 5:29

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