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I have a remote Xen server running some virtual machines and i want to share some files between them. Can you recommend a good pratice doing this ?

Currently network setup is the standard Xen networking (bridging), each VM has an eth interface with dedicated public IP. I'm thinking of adding a bridge for private networking in dom0, but not sure what to do from there.

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if you are looking to from network storages like SAN or NAS then you can use for both guest using NFS in fstab file of both server you can give enter y auto,_netdev, and in export file,no_root_squash,sync).

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NFS is a good way to share data between Linux/Unix systems. or use samba to share file via linux and windows. But remember to secure the share.

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Share an NFS or SMB volume (depending on what O/S you're running on the VMs) from a server - which could be one of the VMs if necessary. Then have the VMs mount the volume and read/write files to it.

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