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Error in XenServer iSCSI SR Creation (SR is not available)

I have a XenServer 6.2 with a Debian 7.5 VM which i use as iSCSI target. I have my target reachable by portal but i would make a Storage Repository available in my XenServer pool. Unfortunately, ...
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XenServer 6.2 - Free disk space is less than 20% on volume /

On XenServer 6.2 standalone instalation there is less free disk space than 20%. In my monitor I see this. I found there tons of *.gz in /var/log. Now storage is on 76%. Do you know how to solve ...
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XenServer 6.1 Reports Wrong Storage Amount in XenCenter

We're using XenServer 6.1 Advanced on three blades in a pool. I'm in the process of moving storage from an old SAN to a new SAN using Storage XenMotion. So far, so good! I discovered though, on a LUN ...
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What are the benefits of having local disks on hypervisor nodes running VMs off a SAN?

When an hypervisor like XenServer or vSphere can be run on diskless nodes (eg. by booting from flash cards or from the network) and VM storage is handled via a SAN, is there any good use for local ...
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XenServer Shared Local Stage

I am new user of XenServer 6.2. I have multiple servers connected to Pool/Cluster. Each server has 4 HDD with sw raid10. I would like to make local storage shared because of need quick migration. ...
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Xenserver an local Storage (Xenserver Broken) [closed]

my Xenserver 6.1 was broken and i was using local storage on this server. now i want to recover the local storage with the usual adding methods i delete the whole disk, but i want to keep the datea ...
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1answer
282 views

Generalized strategy for file server virtualization in Xenserver [closed]

I'm not shopping as much as I'm looking for some guidance on good idea / bad idea strategies. I'm sure I'm not in the "best practices" budget range. Currently, I have 3 dell poweredges running ...
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2answers
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XenServer/Center: Shared SRs for hosts not in same pool?

I would like to use the same SRs on XenServer hosts that are not able to be part of the same pool (because of not having the exact same cpu feature set, if I understand it correctly) in order to share ...
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1answer
714 views

Adding 4TB local SR to XenServer 5.6 SP2

I'm trying to add a secondary local SR to XenServer but not having any success. The server has two RAID 10 arrays; the primary array was selected for VM storage in XenServer setup - it totals 272GB. ...
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2answers
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Storage for a small XenDesktop deployment

We are currently looking for a server-side virtualization solution for our developer desktop-systems. We so far chose XenDesktop since we are already running Xen for virtualized servers. This is a ...
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1answer
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mixing single path and multipath SR's in a Xenserver pool

Has anyone attempted to run a single path iSCSI SR alongside a multipath iSCSI SR in a Xenserver 5.6 pool? We're migrating from an old SAN to a new one and I want the new one to use multipathing. ...
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LUNs and virtual machines

I have HP P2000 + XenServer solution working. What I'm thinking about is how to create LUNs for 20 virtual machines. Separate LUN for every VM ? It gives me ability to backup the specific virtual ...
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2answers
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SAS HBA and P2000 SAS controllers speed

I have HP SC08Ge HBAs and P2000 G3 solution (RAID6, 8+2 spare disks) working on XenServer 5.6.0 . What seems to be strange, is the speed - 35MB/s maximum in one VM (Squeeze). Is it normal or I have to ...
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1answer
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Design question - storage+xenserver

my small design is based on 2xXenServer DL120 G6 with 4x1Gbe ports and 1xMSA P2000 G3 with 4x1Gbe Ethernet ports (it has another controller as well but will not be used now). 5 VM machines running ...
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2answers
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XenServer questions

my minimalistic configuration is composed of 1 storage + 2 XenServer in a pool. My questions: 1) Will HA work in this configuration? 2) What is better for HA, connection with the storage by iSCSI or ...
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3answers
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iSCSI storage questions

We are thinking about getting HP StorageWorks P2000 G3 iSCSI, but I would be very glad, if someone could respond to some of my questions. We would like to have two XenServer hosts connected with iscsi ...
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2answers
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VMs on SAN vs NAS

I'm about to deploy XenServer on a DELL R900 and haven't finalized on the Storage yet. Would typically be running like 40 VMs on the server with requires about 2TB of storage. What should I choose ...
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2answers
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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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iSCSI, failover and XenServer

I have an iSCSI fail over implementation setup so if one of my storage units fails the other takes over immediately (it also runs the NFS shares). When fail over occurs, volumes are exported, the IP ...
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0answers
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XenServer 5.5 local storage problem

I have the following problem with a Citrix XenServer 5.5. I had to physically move the host, so I shut down all machines via console: xe vm-shutdown force=true vm=my-machine-uuis-s After that I ...
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1answer
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Dealing with fragmented VM shared storage

We have a Citrix XenServer pool with 3 hosts, using a shared NFS Storage Repository for our VMs. The SR is hosted on a Windows 2003 Storage Server blade, that was included with our 3000 series HP ...