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XenServer virtual network firewall

We are setting up XenServer machine with several VMs for our ecommerce business. We are intending to distribute services across several VMs (1 for web, 1 billing, 1 email, etc.) The XenServer machine ...
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Xenserver firewall consideration

We are setting up Xenserver for a production environment with seperate VMs for a website, billing, control panel, mail. My question is, should we rely on each server's IPtables or is it necessary to ...
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2answers
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Error running xe sr-create

I'm trying to add a new SATA drive (SSD) as a local SR. XenServer may have seen the drive before, but I don't recall every doing anything with it. I'm attempting to run this command: xe sr-create ...
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How can I export a XenServer virtual machine with all its snapshots?

Is there a way to export a virtual machine running on XenServer with all its past snapshots? I have tried to export a VM through XenCenter (right click on the machine and "Export..."). After importing ...
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0answers
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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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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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IPv6 Routing / Subnetting

Recently I have installed Citrix Xen Server 6.2 on a machine. My Provider (Hetzner) gave me the IPv6 Subnet 2a01:4f8:200:xxxx::/64. Followed an article in the providers wiki (1) i got it working and ...
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1answer
78 views

HP ProLiant DL160 Gen5 Virtualization

we want to create some vm's on older server. Its an HP ProLiant DL160 Gen5 with an Xeon 5405. So by the intel specs (http://ark.intel.com/products/33079) the cpu included the VT-x technology. But ...
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2answers
450 views

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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353 views

XenServer giving bridge access to guest using Private Network

I have two networks configured in XenServer 6.2: Production - Private Network Management - Private Network For each guest, I have two NIC's, one per network. None of the guests should have ...
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1answer
547 views

XenCenter cannot connect to XenServer

I am trying to establish a connection using XenCenter 6.0 to a server where XenServer 6.0 is installed, but it gives me the following error message: Unable to connect to server '192.xxx.xxx.xxx'. ...
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1answer
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How to change disk controller of a VM running on XenServer 6.2?

I'm running a installation of XenServer 6.2 where I've imported a .ova. The .ova is an image of a linux-system from a previous vmware esxi environment. The problem is that since the linux-image ...
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98 views

Copy an Amazon EC2 Instance to use locally

Ok, so we have a spare server I have installed Debian Wheezy on, and setup Xen on for virtual machines. It has better performance than all our ec2 instances combined, and will cost less to run (for a ...
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1answer
86 views

Split management network from data in Xen Server

I'm working on configuring our existing pool of four hypervisors running XenServer 6.1 to use a separate management network. Currently the setup is a single link with a public address over which all ...
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1answer
2k views

converting a Virtualbox to Xenserver

How can I use my virtualbox image in a Xenserver 6 or above? I mean is there a way to import the image to Xenserver? Secondly is there anyway we can import vmware image to Xenserver without using ...
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2answers
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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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1answer
231 views

How do I change a xen vm storage from hda to sda?

I am trying to import an ovf appliance created for VMWare into our Xen infrastructure. The imported image uses hda rather than sda, and the appliance has some hard references that appear to be ...
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1answer
581 views

Xenserver guest OS network configuration

I am presently able to ping the guest OS' (for example, I can tell because they stop pinging when the guest VMs are powered down or the network is being restarted, etc.), but none of them can ping out ...
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1answer
300 views

Live migrate possible among different version XenServers in one pool, with shared storage

We have a pool of 3 XenServers, with version 5.6 SP2, which needed to be migrated to latest version (6.1). the upgrade of pool master is complete and now the pool has one server with version 6.1 and ...
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140 views

Cannot upgrade xenserver,pool master changes automatically to other server

I need to upgrade my XenServer pool of servers from 5.6 to 6.1. The problem i am facing is that when i shutdown pol master to boot it from CD, then it other member in the pool become the pool master ...
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2answers
148 views

No PV option for xapi?

I have installed xcp-xapi on my Dom0 server. When I tried to create a VM, I found there are no options for me to create a PV VM based on existed kernel, initrd image and qcow2 disk image! Anyone can ...
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1answer
246 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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1answer
352 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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1answer
440 views

Difference between Xen XCP ISO install and apt-get install xcp-xapi

I just got some new hardware and am planning testing out the Xen hypervisor and Xen Cloud Platform (XCP).. more specifically, I am using a intel i5 3470, H77 chipset, 16GB RAM, and 2x2TB Hard drives ...
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4answers
934 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 ...
1
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1answer
667 views

Share IP from Xen (XCP) Dom0 to DomU

The situation: Xen Cloud Platform installed on a dedicated server. It is assigned a batch of IPs. I want to create a CentOS 6 VM (domU) that is running a WHM/Cpanel install, and has access to the ...
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2answers
237 views

Can any one clarify this on xen cloud platform/xen server

As per XCP documentation, Xen Cloud Platform host is a 64 bit x86 server-class machine devoted to hosting multiple VMs. on blog.citrix.com they are mentioning about dom0 as It should be noted that ...
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1answer
120 views

Virtualization - Windows guests on Linux host? [closed]

Check my previous question. I am now looking at specifics relating to enterprise virtualization. I have done some research into Citrix Xen Server and VmWare vSphere. I need to know whether it is ...
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2answers
304 views

Creating tmpfs file system in xen server to store VM

i want to create a tmpfs file system for one of my vm to run on,using XEN Server. On the host machine i tried this but is not working,. xe sr-create device-config:device=/dev/shm name-label="RAM" ...
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2answers
327 views

Why Xen Cloud Platform XCP is not offering every feature as promised? [closed]

I have installed XCP (Xen Cloud Platform) 1.1 on my machine and installed XEN Centre (version 6.0) on my windows xp i created VM and its running just like in XEN server Free,but its not allowing to ...
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1answer
181 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
1k views

(VM)Win Server 2008 R2 is only showing one CPU but has 4 allocated

Xen Server 5.6 Sp2 The VM is Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard 4 vCPUs have been allocated The machine has been rebooted and has correct version of xen tools installed. In the device manager I see 4 ...
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1answer
116 views

Xen hypervisor maximum domu support [closed]

Can anyone please let me know that what are Xen Hypervisor 4.x limitations. How many virtual machines i can create with what memory and cpu?
4
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1answer
395 views

High load on Xen guests

We're facing a weird issue with a freshly installed Xen (4.2) system. The server is an Intel SR1690WB equipped with 4x1Tb HDD and with a RS2BL040 RAID card which configured to use RAID10. The ...
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0answers
948 views

XenServer 6.0 upgrade pygrub error

Just upgraded our XenServer testmachine from 5.6 to 6.0, one of the vms' (ubuntu-server 10.04 LTS) will no longer boot. Error in XenCenter; 9/11/2011 3:48:23 PM Error: Starting VM 'TestDom-Ubuntu' - ...
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2answers
108 views

Is there a bandwidth efficient way to setup VM on a remote XenServer?

Is there a bandwidth efficient way to setup VM (like setting up Linux / Windows from Console) from a remote XenServer? I am trying to setup Linux/Windows vm from a remote server; however the console ...
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2answers
2k views

Mounting filesystem of VM from dom0 in XEN

I have XEN 4.0.x.x and Cent os 5.5 There is an .image file of each VM stored on dom0 in /var/lib/xen/images directory. Is it a some block on the hard disk which I can mount this file from dom0 and ...
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1answer
1k views

xm console command is not working in XEN

I have XEN 4.0.x.x rpm with CENT OS. I have set it up and have many VMs on it. But problem is when I execute 'xm console ' command from dom0, command just hangs dom0 and some 'y' comes up in next line ...
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2answers
644 views

Is there option to provide IP address while cloning a VM itself in XEN

I use XEN virtualization platform. I have configured its networking in xenbr0 mode. I have set up one base VM and I am cloning it to create new VMs by using virt-clone command. My question is there ...
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1answer
476 views

Error while starting 9th Virtual machine installed on XEN

I have a blade server of HP proliant with 64 Gb of RAM and 1TB hard-disk. I installed Cent OS 5.6 with XEN enabled on it. I used xenbr0(xenbridge) mode and not virbr0 mode for configuring my ...
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2answers
155 views

Home storage/virtualization solution [closed]

I recently bought some "decent" hardware to create myself a home server whose main task should be to serve a NAS to my other computers / tablet / etc. However, I would like to also use the computer as ...
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3answers
2k views

V2V conversion - linux distro from .vmdk to XenServer .vhd

I am running XenServer for virtualization. I have a linux distro with Big Blue Button (http://bigbluebutton.org/) in .vmdk format that I'd like to run on my XenServer (it uses .vhd files). Problem is ...
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3answers
784 views

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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747 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
505 views

Performance implications of running SQL Server 2008 in a virtual machine

I have a bare-bones Windows 2008 R2 Enterprise production server running SQL Server 2008 R2 Enterprise. We have a faster server that isn't being utilized and I'd like to move the production database ...
0
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1answer
11k views

Convert from VMDK to OVF

Is there a way to convert an VMDK to OVF?
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1answer
341 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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3answers
2k views

XenServer Performance

we've got 2 x HP DL360 G5s with Quad Quad Xeons 2.6GHz and 32GB of memory each running XenServer 5.5 and they access an OpenFiler box (with 8 x 320GB SAS 10K drives) via copper CAT5 (1GB) for the ...
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4answers
1k views

Intel Atom 330 Virtualisation

I've been looking to virtualize my atom based server (This is the mobo: http://www.asrock.com/mb/overview.asp?Model=A330ION). I've tried to install ESXi and it couldn't detect my hard drives, I've ...
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2answers
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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 ...