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How to reclaim space in Citrix Xenserver's root filesystem?

On Citrix Xenserver 6.2, when the root filesystem is about to be full, what can be done to reclaim space? So far, I deleted logs but I'd like to go further. Is it safe to delete files in ...
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XenServer IOPS read

I'm trying to retrieve some performance statistics from several Citrix XenServer installations (with versions from 5.5 to 6.2). What I need exactly are IOPS (read and write). Trying to use iostat on ...
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1answer
28 views

OSSEC - Multiple VM's on a single DELL blade (XenServer Hypervisor)

I have a DELL blade with ~100 VM's (with a Citrix XenServer 6.1 hypervisor), all with ossec agent connected to a ossec server outside that same blade. I have a bit of a problem: they all run rootkit ...
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156 views

XenServer 6.2 guest network configuration

None of VMs I tried to install can't reach internet. I have Xensever 6.2 installed on a server with single NIC, which can be accessed via 2 public IPs. XenServer can ping google.com and seems to be ...
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1answer
95 views

XenServer Host with single NIC

The Citrix documentation speaks volumes about NIC bonding, separating management and VM data, but is it so terrible to run a XenServer host with only a single NIC? The server that we have access to ...
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1answer
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How can i setupt XenCenter to find virtual cdrom drives?

I am making an attempt to assist a consumer however i'm slightly out of my depth, they need a XS6 dedicated server, and that i have created a series of virtual drives for numerous distros, ...
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1answer
638 views

After destroy_domain, XenServer VM can't Migrate within Pool

I have a three XenServer 6.1 servers in a pool. HA is normally used, but is currently turned off for this operation. Recently, I had to force a shutdown of a VM by destroying the domain via these ...
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199 views

VDI size limited to 2TB in Citrix XenServer 6.2

I would like to know if it's possible to create a VDI greater than 2TB with Citrix XenServer using LVM over iSCSI. This limitation is not viable in a virtualized repository server. There's any ...
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Smart solution for XenServer firewall?

I've been searching for a smart solution for a XenServer firewall for about a month now. The documentation for the new default networking backend "openvswitch" is not that detailed and I can barely ...
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1answer
679 views

New VLAN configuration on Citrix XenServer 6.5

We have an existing xenserver environment I have recently inherited. We have multiple xenserver vlans working that can all talk to each other. I am now trying to set up another network and cannot seem ...
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How to increase CPU core speed of a guest to maximum of Citrix Xenserver Host

There is a Citrix XenServer 5.5 (HP ML370 G5, Xeon 2GHz) on this Server there is a Windows Guest (Windows 2008 R2 x64) under Properties I set 4 CPU Cores with max prio. But if I check with CPU-Z the ...
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Citrix Xen Live Migration without a pool

I have Citrix XenServer 6.2 Is it possible to use the xe vm-migrate command without having a pool? My command: xe vm-migrate vm=movetest host=newhost --live --force Error: Host newhost not ...
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145 views

Installing Xentools on Openfiler 2.99.

I've been attempting to follow this link. http://www.juggled.co.uk/archive/latest/xstools4openfiler.html Had to install rpm from a different repository due to rpm.conoary.org not being accessible. ...
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1answer
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Trouble creating VDI's in xenserver

Xenserver running on an HP ML350 G5. Raid5 with 5x2tb drives plus hot spare. Local storage is there showing usable 7.5 tb. Under xencenter I went to local storage, storage, virtual disks. I ...
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1answer
278 views

Citrix VDI-In-a-Box Taking “Milestone Snapshots”

We're using Citrix VDI-in-a-Box, with XenServer on the back-end. I noticed in one of my deployed images, either XenServer for VDI in a box is creating snapshots automatically. The snapshots are listed ...
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314 views

Citrix Xenserver Bond Disconnected

I've got a bit of an issue with our Citrix Xenserver system (were still running 5.6) Last week we had to dismantle our server racks due to some required building work. Since reassembling one of our ...
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384 views

How can I install a new xenserver dom0 kernel?

Since Citrix released the full source code to xenserver 6.2 I've been evaluating it. It's works very well, but there is only one problem that I haven't solved. Unfortunately, Citrix do not supply the ...
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1answer
255 views

How do I set up a VM on Citrix XenServer to run on a Raid0 partition?

I have a dedicated server from a hosting provider that I got with Citrix XenServer 6.2 installed. I've installed XenCenter, and gotten connected. Everything seems easy enough until I try to create a ...
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2answers
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XenServer 6.2 Yum Repository

I installed a clean XenServer 6.2 from the ISOs provided here. I want to compile a driver against this system and need to install make and sources and so on. If I do yum install make I get ...
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install xenserver 6.2 on 3ware 9750 raid5

I would like to install XenServer 6.2 (kernel 2.6.32) on a raid5 managed by a 3ware 9750 controller. The XenServer installer doesn't recognize the raid5 and i think i have to load a driver for the ...
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1answer
148 views

Can one set up REMOTE USER ACCESS to XenDesktop & XenServer Environment?

I'm being told by a network consultant that we cannot set up remote access, "XenDesktop has no built-in remote access solution, neither does XenServer." Is this true? We have a small business with ...
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4k views

Can I safely uninstall “Citrix Tools for Virtual Machines”?

Having several virtual servers with Windows 2008 R2 at our web hoster (Germany's "1&1", they seem to use Citrix Xen), I have every now and then some servers that hang (RDP login screen hangs ...
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456 views

HP Proliant DL360 G3: What version of XenServer is supported?

I've spent some time looking, and haven't been able to find a decent HCL for the current and past versions of XenServer. I have 3 HP Proliant DL360 G3's that I want to use for virtualization. They ...
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2answers
1k views

To SSD or not to SSD? (Virtualization - Xenserver) [closed]

I have several Xenserver boxes running (very well). Most of ours are setup with a RAID1 with two mechanical 7200rpm enterprise sata drives, or RAID10 with 4 7200 enterprise sata drives. The sata ...
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4answers
2k views

Boot Clonezilla with XenServer VM

I'm currently trying to move a RHEL based server to Citrix XenServer (5.6) VM. My plan was to use Clonezilla LIVE CD, which i have had good suceess with to clone physical to physical before. So i ...
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1answer
106 views

How do you initialize networking on a new Xen guest VM?

We have a Citrix XenServer setup, and while I personally lean more towards Dev than Ops, I've got an issue that's been bugging me. When you provision a new (Linux/Ubuntu) guest, how do you get it to ...
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882 views

Shrink a Windows VM in XenServer

I faced a problem. I deployed a VM by size of 500GB on Citrix XenServer and now I want to shrink it, because I don't have enough space for snapshots. Now I want to perform an export/import to do this. ...
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1answer
475 views

How can vms be assigned to physical cores or threads in xen

I am having intel EX5620 Cpu which has 4 Cores and 8 threads. cat /proc/cpuinfo is showing 8 cpus. From xen's wiki page they are saying its better to assign each vm to cpu core for better ...
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2k views

Citrix Xen VM's lose networking

My client has a XenServer 6.0.2 installation with 2 Window Server 2008 R2 virtual machines. Whenever the virtual machines are rebooted they lose their IP settings (IP address, subnet, gateway). Each ...
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4answers
1k views

Managing XenServer and its Virtual Machines Remotely

I have a dedicated server in a data center and I want to install XenServer for virtualization. XenServer will be running 2 or 3 virtual servers, all of which will be using Public IP's along with a ...
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1answer
355 views

Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard to Enterprise Problems

A few months ago I setup a Citrix XenApp cluster running on Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition using the temporary 180 day license key. Recently the company bought a Windows Server 2008 R2 ...
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1answer
244 views

Security risk of XEN Server Free with public ip? [closed]

I am having a dedicated machine,from some hosting company and i have KVM access to it i wish to virtualize it using XEN's bare metal hyperviosr,(XEN server Free). Will it be possible to manage VM's ...
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1answer
482 views

How to set get XenCenter to detect virtual cdrom drives?

I am attempting to help a client but I am a bit out of my depth, they have a XS6 dedicated server, and I have created a series of virtual drives for various distros, using isos we have. For example ...
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2answers
2k views

Ubuntu server 12.04 on XenServer 5.5 - Won't boot from iso

I can't get the Ubuntu server 12.04 ISO to boot in XenServer 5.5. It is not a problem with the ISO or the share because I have used the iso to install locally and I can install other ISOs from the ...
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0answers
715 views

Citrix XenApp Fundamentals

I have a problem with a new install of a XenApp Citrix server. Everything was working fine, but I was setting up Citrix Access Gateway and single sign in. Now, on the main server I am getting an ...
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3answers
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XenServer on i7 Processors?

Was wondering if anyone is using an i7 XenServer. Didn't see anything in the HCL on the XenServer site. If you are using it how is the performance and should I build one on i7 or a older Xeon ...
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1answer
13k views

Convert from VMDK to OVF

Is there a way to convert an VMDK to OVF?
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1answer
369 views

Recover broken VM on Citrix XenServer

I have accidentally upgraded the hard drive on my XenServer machine, and didn't remember to transfer my database VM. All machines has been restored, but this one machine. All I have are 2 virtual ...
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2answers
3k views

XenServer Converting HVM to Paravirtualised

Recently I have been tasked with the daunting process of converting a setup of HVM enabled VMs (running on Citrix XenServer 5.6.0) into PV (paravirtualised) containers. The constraints of the project ...
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1answer
681 views

Citrix Xenserver 5.6 vs HP BL460c G7 Networkadapter

We have a brand new HP BL460c G7 Blade. We want to install Citrix Xenserver on it. The installer prompts for Networkdrivers since it canĀ“t locate any supported hardware. According to HPs QuickSpecs ...
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2answers
2k views

List of virtual machines on XenCenter

We run Citrix XenServer's here, and currently have 3 production servers with approx 10 server running on each. It would be very useful if we could somehow export a list of the virtual servers, even ...
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So what really makes a server grade NIC?

We have a couple servers hosting Citrix VM's. We are planning on adding SAN storage to our network so that we can do the quick migration and high availability thing. The question comes up with ...
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1answer
576 views

Finding the reason of a force shutdown of a VM

We have a linux VM running under XenServer that reboots itself with no apparent reason. Checking the /var/log files in Xen we noticed that it's sending a force shutdown to the VM, like this: ...
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1answer
1k views

How do I configure a guest VM's static IP address automatically in Citrix XenServer?

To facilitate automation of guest VM provisioning, how do I set (in a script) the IP address on a guest VM's NIC (or NIC's) once a new VM has booted? Is there a way to "inject" netsh commands via the ...
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1answer
346 views

XenServer required for XenDesktop?

I apologise if this is a very basic question, but I'm entirely new to this area and I'm finding the Citrix website very unhelpful. Does XenServer have to be installed to allow XenDesktop to work? ...
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Mapping raw storage devices to VMs in XenServer 5.6?

In VMware ESXi, we can easily present a raw SATA hard drive to a virtual machine through Raw device mapping. Is it possible in the free edition of XenServer 5.6?
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Critix XenServer - VM

1 Is it a good idea to export a VM from one server and import the VM into a completely different server? 2 Would there be any issues? 3 or is it better to just reinstall and reconfiguration ...
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2answers
830 views

Multicore license: ESX Vs Citrix Xenserver [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my software licensing question? VMware ESX is free for upto 6 cores per CPU only Vsphere Advanced version is required for 12 CPU cores does ...
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2answers
4k views

Does Citrix XenServer have storage Migration [closed]

I'm trying to find out. I can't seem to find a defenitive yes / no answers so I thought I'd ask the ServerFault community this simple question: Does XenServer (in any version) support Storage ...
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1answer
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Citrix XenServer iSCSI shared disk?

I am running Citrix XenServer Essentials 5.5, with VMs stored on an EqualLogic iSCSI shelf, using XenServer's StorageLink. I would like to create a "virtual disk" that can be attached to multiple ...